Summer Wine Slush – The Cookie Rookie®

Cool off with a delicious summer wine slush! This adults only drink is super refreshing and are a great make ahead option if you are entertaining. These pink wine slushies are the best way to beat the heat!

summer wine slush in glasses with fruit

I love long summer days, especially when accompanied with a chilled glass of rose wine! These delicious slushies are made with vodka and cointreau and it only takes 5 minutes to make a batch!

Be sure to check out my other drinks recipes like Frozen Strawberry Margarita and Mojito Pitcher for more fun in the sun!

Why you will love this summer wine slush!

  • Make ahead: These wine slushies need to be frozen for 24 hours before serving. It’s a great way to get ahead of things especially if you are planning for a party.
  • Refreshing: This is the perfect summer drink, it’s icy cold and has an orange flavor thanks to the cointreau.
  • Easy to drink: A summer wine slush is so easy to drink…maybe too easy! It’s a great option for those who don’t like the strong taste of alcohol.
wine slushies with lemons
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How to make a summer wine slush

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  • Make – Pour all of the ingredients into an airtight freezer container and stir well.
  • Freeze – Freeze for at least 24 hours.
  • Serve – Scoop into a glass and top with the soft drink of your choice.
pink summer slush up close
rose wine slush in glasses

What’s the best wine to use?

Nothing quite says summer like rose wine, and these slushies are no different! I like to use a Rosa Regale or a semi-sweet sparkling Rosé wine. It’s not overly sweet that it’s overpowering and sickly and is perfectly light, refreshing and easy to drink.

How long do wine slushies keep?

Once frozen, these slushies will keep well for up to 3 months, so, if you have a big freezer, be sure to make a few batches! The slushies must be kept in a freezer, if in a fridge the ice will melt.

Freeze your glasses!

Before you serve the slushies, place the glasses in the freezer to chill them. The ice will start to melt when served so this will help to slow that process.

overhead image of pink summer wine slush in glasses
pink summer slushies in glasses with spoons

Recipe Notes and Tips

  • This summer wine slush recipe is easily doubled and tripled, it’s always a good idea to have extra in your freezer!
  • Citron, blood orange or vanilla flavored vodkas all work well in this drink.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange for a fresh and flavorful sip.
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