Create a Fall Pennsylvania Wine Cocktail
The iconic flavors of fall — apples, citrus, savory herbs — don’t need to stay confined to your plate.
This Apple Butter + Wine cocktail, elevated by a sugar and ground thyme rim, is a perfect partner with a roaring fire or an evening spent outside under a wool blanket. Serve it alongside a spread of local cheeses, salty spiced nuts, and seasonal fruits.
Apple Butter + Wine Cocktail
- Pennsylvania Apple Cider
- Ground Thyme
- 1 1/2 oz. Apple Brandy
- 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- 1/2 oz PA Apple Wine
- 1 tsp PA Apple Butter
- Combine sugar and ground thyme on a small dish.
- Dip the rim of your glass into a small bowl of Pennsylvania apple cider, then dip into the sugar and ground thyme mixure. Set the glass aside.
- Drop one ice cube into your shaker and add 1 1/2 oz. of apple brandy, 3/4 oz. of fresh lemon juice, 1/2 oz. of PA Apple Wine, 1 tsp of PA apple butter, and 1 oz of PA apple cider.
- Shake vigorously.
- Pour drink into glass and enjoy!
Below are some PA Apple Wine recommendations for you to try from all across PA Wine Land:
Antler Ridge Winery: Apple Infusion Wine
Cherry Valley Vineyards: Apple Wine
Blue Mountain Vineyards: Mountain Spice Wine
Deer Creek Winery: Autumn Breeze Apple Wine
Volant Winery: Apple Wine
Arrowhead Wine Cellars: Apple Spice or Apple Wine
Heritage Wine Cellars: Dutch Apple or Dutch Apple Spiced Wine
Shade Mountain Winery: Country Spiced Apple
Seven Mountains Wine Cellars: Spiced Apple
The Winery at Wilcox: Spiced Apple
Chaddsford Winery: Spiced Apple Wine
Rose Bank Winery: Spiced Apple Wine
Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery: Spiced Apple Wine