Holiday Cocktail Recipes that will knock your socks off!


Messina Hof created an exclusive lineup of holiday cocktail recipes to enhance your festive gatherings as the holiday season approaches. Each sip tells a story of craftsmanship and celebration, bringing the warmth of our vineyards to your glass. From the sparkling effervescence of Festive Fizz to the rich indulgence of Papa Latte, these handcrafted concoctions promise to make your holiday moments truly unforgettable. Join us toasting joy, merriment, and the season’s spirit with these exquisite libations.



Festive Fizz, the sweetest celebration.


Directions: Pour 4 ounces of Texas Sparkling Brut into Champagne glass. Drop in the fresh cranberries and garnish with the rosemary. Sit back and watch the magic happen! 


Mulled Wine, the coziest drink around.


Directions: Pour the red wine of your choice into a hotpot or crockpot. Mix the cup of brown sugar and mulling spices. Simmer slowly, do not boil, for at least one hour. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and apple slices then serve. Get the Mulled Wine Package on our webstore – everything you need to make the coziest drink this holiday season!


Papa Latte, the perfect dessert – just for adults! 


Directions: In a coffee mug, add fudge sauce. Pour in espresso and stir to melt fudge sauce. Add Papa Paulo Port, Private Reserve. Top with whipped cream.  


White Christmas Sangria, you’ll be dreaming of this fun holiday cocktail! 

  • 1 bottle of Messina Hof’s Chenin Blanc, Lepard Vineyard
  • Half a bottle of White cranberry-juice  
  • 6 oz of Brandy 
  • Pear and Orange slices (as many as you want!) 
  • Cinnamon sticks and Rosemery leaves  
  • Sparkling water – not too much, otherwise you’ll water down the sangria. 

Directions: In a pitcher or punch bowl, add in the white wine, brandy, and white cranberry juice and stir well. Slice your fruit and add it into the pitcher. Add the cinnamon sticks and rosemary. Pour into glass and top off with sparkling water, and garnish with extra fresh fruit and rosemary.  


Frosty Citrus Cocktail, keeping things merry and bright. 

  • 1 bottle of Messina Hof Orange Muscat Mistella 
  • A splash of cranberry or black cherry sparkling water  
  • Mint and fresh cranberries, for garnish. 

Directions: Pour the splash of cranberry juice into the Champagne flute. Top off the flute with the Orange Muscat Mistella. Leave room to garnish with fresh cranberries and mint leaves. 



Whether you find yourself enchanted by the crisp allure of the Festive Fizz, wrapped in the cozy embrace of Mulled Wine, indulging in the dessert-like perfection of Papa Latte, sipping the refreshing White Christmas Sangria, or reveling in the merry brightness of the Frosty Citrus Cocktail, our recipes are crafted to infuse your celebrations with the spirit of Messina Hof. May each sip bring a moment of bliss, creating memories that linger long after the holiday lights have dimmed. Here’s to a season of warmth, togetherness, and the art of raising a glass to the magic of the holidays.