Pisco Smash

High-quality pisco, even if made from hearty Quebranta, retains a fresh, grapey flavor, which is amplified in this refreshing cocktail by the addition of muddled grapes and Riesling.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide


  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup

  • 2 ounces Riesling

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1 1/2 ounces pisco, preferably Quebranta

  • ice

  • 8 seedless red grapes


  1. In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle the grapes until they burst. Add the remaining ingredients and enough ice to fill a rocks glass and shake well for 20 seconds. Pour the contents of the shaker into the rocks glass.

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