Our Fave Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails

SpicedCaramelApple-430x418Gone are the long days of summer. 'Tis the season of crisply cozy fall and winter nuptials AND signature fall wedding cocktails. There's nothing more romantic than the gorgeous backdrops Sonoma weddings and Napa weddings offer.

Whether you choose to celebrate your love with your friends and family on a rustic ranch or in an elegant villa, California's Wine Country inspires warmth and sophistication like no other.

After all, no wedding is complete without the perfectly curated menu of signature fall wedding cocktails.

Here are a few of our favorite signature fall wedding cocktails.   They're perfect for the season and will be a hit with your guests.

If you are watching your diet for the big day, don't despair!  These are low calorie too!

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #1:  French 75 

Let's start with this classic and take it to next level with local Napa Valley Old Hollywood Gin and Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut sparkling wine. This cocktail is perfect for the traditionalists on your guest list.

  •  2 oz Old Hollywood Gin
  •  1/2 oz simple syrup
  •  1 oz lemon juice
  •  5 oz Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #2: HEALTHY LOVE

Meant to be served on the rocks, this wedding cocktail is both refreshing and beautifully colored. You would never guess that it is low in calories.

  •  1 1/2 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
  •  1 oz pink grapefruit juice
  •  1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  •  1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  •  Splash of diet cranberry juice
  •  Splash of sparkling water
  •  Garnish with lemon wedge

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #3: WINTER'S KISS

Napa Valley's Rumslinger Rum is a local staple that elevates all Napa weddings. More importantly, this drink is sure to heighten the romance in the air.

  •  2 oz Rumslinger Rum
  •  3/4 oz lime juice
  •  3/4 oz simple syrup
  •  1/2 oz diet cranberry juice
  •  2 oz club soda
  •  5 mint leaves
  •  5 cranberries

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #4: BLACK VELVET

Give your beer-loving guests a cocktail option they will be eternally grateful for with this little-known, English classic. Pour the sparkling wine onto the stout over an upside down spoon for the best results. Trust us; It makes all the difference.

  •  3 oz Sonoma Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout
  •  2 oz Napa Valley Chandon Brut Classic

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #5: SPICED APPLETINI

Local Sonoma vodka is a great touch for Sonoma weddings. And, this apple flavored favorite won't disappoint.

  •  2 oz Hanson of Sonoma Organic Vodka
  •  1/2 oz lime juice
  •  1/2 oz Apple Spiced Simple syrup

Signature Fall Wedding Cocktails #6: GINGER PUMPKIN BOURBON FIZZ

Gather the most iconic flavors of fall and winter in one glass. This cocktail will have your guests buzzing with delight.

  •  2 oz Harpoon Pumpkin Cider
  •  1 oz Napa Valley Straight Edge Bourbon
  •  1/2 oz Domaine De Canton French Ginger Ligueur
  •  1/2 cinnamon stick

Now that you are inspired by wedding cocktails, what else can we inspire you about?  Send us and email or give us a call.  We will help turn your dream wedding into reality...on your terms.

While this video does not feature fall cocktails, it does cover some classics that you might enjoy.

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