Summer weddings call for one thing — delicious and refreshing cocktails! As steamy July turns to sweltering August, your friends and family will appreciate yummy drinks during your cocktail hour and reception. Here are 3 recipes that we taste tested and are approved…try them out, they are scaled down for you and your fiancé but your venue will certainly be able to create them!


Elderflower White Cosmopolitans (our absolute fav!!)

Ingredients (serves 1)
1/4 cup vodka, Summer signature cocktails ~ yummy!
2 tablespoons St-Germain elderflower liqueur
2 tablespoons white cranberry juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Edible flowers for garnish

Blood Orange Sangria:

Ingredients (serves 4-6):
6 blood oranges
2 bottles of pinot grigio
1 cup club soda
1/2 cup brandy
12 ounces of stawberries, sliced
1 pint of raspberries
1 apple, chopped

Pomegranate Spritzer:

Ingredients (makes 2 cocktails), Summer signature cocktails ~ yummy!
1/4 cup vodka
2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
A scoop of crushed ice
1/4 cup prosecco
A squeeze of lemon


We hope you enjoy these summer cocktails…even if just at home…please drink responsibly!!


Best wishes & happy planning ~

Melissa Fife of Events by Missy & Company