Tinto de Verano (or Otoño)

3 minutes
Makes 4 servings

A bonafide summer classic in Spain...

the Tinto de Verano (literally Summer Red Wine) combines dry red wine with citrus soda and sparkling water; think of it as a cousin to the more famous cola-based Kalimotxo. We love the classic version, but as the cooler fall weather starts to settle in, we like to add vermouth, which lends the drink a richer, more complex, and decidedly autumnal flavor profile.

What You'll Need


For the shopping list

  • 1 lemon
  • ice
  • 8 ounces of dry red wine

From our shop

4 ounces of  Rojo Vermouth
$24.00– Amurria - Spain
6 ounces of  Cascade Mountain Sparkling Water
$2.50– Butte Falls - Oregon
6 ounces of  Limonata Soda
$3.00– Sicily - Italy


From the kitchen

  • 1 Chef's Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • Pitcher
  • Measuring Cups
  • Long Spoon

What you'll have to do

Step 1 — Slice a lemon into wheels.

Step 2 — Fill a pitcher a ice.

Step 3 — Add 8oz red wine, 6oz sparkling water, and 6oz Limonata soda. If making a Tinto de Otoño, add 4oz red vermouth.

Step 4 — Stir together gently with a long spoon; float lemon wheels on top for garnish.

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