If you’re single this Valentine’s Day, forget the romantic dinner for two and celebrate Galentine’s Day by throwing back a cocktail or two with your girl squad.
Andrea Correale, founder and president of Elegant Affairs, has crafted four cocktail recipes for the leading ladies in your life. Andrea has been producing custom-designed, award-winning New York events for more than 20 years, serving dozens of celebrities like Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Jimmy Fallon and Liam Neeson, to name a few. In other words, Correale knows how to entertain. Whip up one of her four fabulous Galentine’s Day cocktails to host your crew in style.
French Rosé Sangria
- 1 bottle Lillet Rosé Wine
- 3 oz. Grand Marnier
- 5 oz. Club Soda
- 2 oz. Fresh raspberries
- 1 Mint Sprig
- Edible Flower Petals (to Garnish)
Preparation: Add all ingredients, save for the flower petals, to a pitcher with ice. Stir gently to combine. Pour into cocktail glasses filled with ice and garnish with flower petals.
Sweetheart Sorbet Sour
- 1 oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 2 oz. Black Cherry Soda
- Cherry Vanilla Sorbet (to Garnish)
- Maraschino Cherries (to Garnish)
Preparation: In a shaker, pour PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur and vodka over ice and shake well. Strain into a rocks glass. Top with black cherry soda and garnish with maraschino cherries and a scoop of cherry vanilla sorbet.
- 1 bottle Rosé
- 3 oz. Pink Grapefruit Juice
- 1 cup Simple Syrup
- 2 cups Stem-less Strawberries
Preparation: Pour bottle of rosé into a sturdy container and freeze for eight hours. Put frozen rosé in a blender with the pink grapefruit juice, simple syrup and strawberries. Pulse until you reach a slushy consistency and serve.
- 1 oz. Vodka
- 1 oz. St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 2 oz. Watermelon Juice
- 6 Mint Leaves
- .5 oz. Agave Nectar
- splash of Seltzer
- 1 Lime Wheel (to Garnish)
Preparation: Add all ingredients, save for the seltzer and lime wheel, to a shaker with ice. Shake well for 10 seconds. Strain into a Martini glass. Splash with seltzer and garnish with a lime wheel.