Mint Melon Sangria Ingredients: 1 ½ cups diced watermelon 1 ½ cups diced cantaloupe 1 ½ cups diced honeydew melon 2 cups ice 10 mint leaves Juice from ¼ lime 2 bottles sparkling white wine Directions: Pour all of the diced melons in a large glass pitcher. Top with ice. Gently muddle mint leaves with the lemon juice. Add to pitcher. Pour wine in last and stir with a wooden spoon.
This twist on the Old Fashioned will warm you up and brighten the shortened fall days with its deep red color and fresh-picked cherry flavor. Grab a cocktail shaker and muddler, then settle in for rich flavor that's as luxurious as a cashmere sweater.