Blackberry & Cabernet Caipirinha

For this punch-like take on the caipirinha, Cantina uses a Cabernet blended with a good amount of spicy Syrah.

  • Servings: Makes 6 drinks
KEY: Fall, Summer, Barbecue/Cookout, Cocktail Party, Latin American, Spanish, Cocktails, Make Ahead, Cocktail App, Updated, Cocktail app cocktails, Rum & Cachaça

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Ingredients

  • 24 blackberries
  • 4 ounces Simple Syrup
  • 12 ounces cachaça (potent Brazilian sugarcane spirit)
  • 4 ounces Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 8 ounces fresh orange juice
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 6 orange wheels
  • 6 lime wheels

How to make this recipe

  1. In a pitcher, muddle 12 of the blackberries with the Simple Syrup. Add the cachaça, Cabernet and the orange and lime juices and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Stir well and strain the drink into ice-filled white wine glasses. Garnish with the remaining 12 blackberries and the lime and orange wheels.
Photo © Wendell T. Webber Published October 2008

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