Strawberry Cocktails to Celebrate Spring

It’s strawberry season! Celebrate with strawberry cocktails! Let’s start with a Strawberry Fields fizz made with Grey Goose Essences Strawberry and Lemongrass:

Strawberry Fields Cocktail

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 wine glass


  • 1 1/2 ounce Grey Goose Essences Strawberry and Lemongrass
  • 4 1/2 ounces soda water
  • Martini and Rossi Sweet Vermouth
  • lemon wheel


  • Rinse wine glass with Martini and Rossi sweet vermouth.
  • Pour Grey Goose Essences Strawberry and Lemongrass into prepared wine glass with cubed ice. Top with soda water. Stir.
  • Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Strawberry Mojito

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 muddler


  • 3 large strawberries, hulled, cut into fourths
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 8 – 10 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • ice
  • 4 ounces chilled club soda
  • fresh mint sprig for garnish


  • Add strawberries and lime wedges cut-side on top in a highball glass. Muddle until strawberries and lime wedges break down.
  • Place the mint leaves on top. Lightly muddle mint leaves. Just a few twists will do to prevent overbruising.
  • Pour in white rum and add a handful of ice. Stir.
  • Top with chilled club soda. Gently stir to combine.
  • Garnish with fresh mint sprig.

Strawberry Blackberry Sangria

Prepare sangria the day before serving to allow sangria to chill in refrigerator. Place sangria glasses in freezer the day of service to chill glasses.
Prep Time 2 days 30 minutes
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 6


  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, capped and cut into fourths
  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries
  • 10 ounce (can) Bacardi frozen strawberry daiquiri mix
  • 5 ounces blackberry brandy (fill frozen daiquiri mix can half full of brandy which will equal 5 ounces)
  • 1 bottle Rosé Vinho Verde wine
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons simple syrup
  • 1 33.8 ounce bottle Lime Perrier sparkling water
  • Garnish: fresh strawberries and blackberries


  • Make a day ahead to allow the sangria to chill and fruit flavors to meld.
  • Place the strawberries, blackberries, strawberry daiquiri mix, blackberry brandy, Rosé Vinho Verde and simple syrup together in a large pitcher. Mix lightly to combine ingredients.
  • Cover pitcher and place in refrigerator for 24 hours. When ready to serve, stir lightly before pouring into chilled glasses.
  • Pour lime Perrier sparkling water into chilled glass over ice until 1/3 full and then fill the rest of glass with strawberry blackberry sangria. (More or less sparkling water can be used to taste.) Stir very lightly. Dip a few of the berries out of pitcher and into each glass of sangria. Garnish with fresh strawberries and blackberries.

Sparkling Strawberry Shrub

This cocktail is best served over jumbo ice cubes. You can make jumbo ice cubes in a square or ball shaped ice cube mold in your freezer.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 cup strawberries, capped and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups extra fine sugar available at Fresh Market
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • rosé sparkling wine
  • 2 large ice cubes
  • Rosemary sprig or fresh mint sprig and strawberry for garnish


  • Muddle the strawberries with a muddler or wooden spoon in a mason jar. Add water and sugar and stir to combine. After the sugar has begun to dissolve, add the rice wine vinegar and stir to combine all of the ingredients.
  • Cover and refrigerate. The shrub can be stored, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  • To make the cocktail: Place one ounce strawberry shrub in a cocktail glass. Add ice cubes. Stir and top with rosé sparkiling wine and give it another little stir. Garnish with rosemary or mint sprig and fresh strawberry.

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