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Drink Pink: Ramona Summer Cocktails

July 11, 2018

When it comes to a refreshing summer drink, Jordan Salcito knows a thing or two. She created RAMONA, an organic Italian grapefruit wine spritz, to make portable wine drinking easier and even more refreshing. Below she shares four recipes perfect for your next BBQ, summer picnic or to sip while hanging poolside.

PS: We're inviting you to sip while you shop with us at our Madison Avenue and Greene Street stores in NYC! Join us on Thursdays in July for a RAMONA happy hour!

988 Madison Avenue
78 Greene Street
July 12, 19 and 26
4-7 PM

Not Your Mama’s White Wine Spritzer


.25 oz fresh lemon juice
.5 oz dry vermouth
.5 oz St-Germain
2 grapefruit ice cubes
RAMONA
Grapefruit wedge, for garnishing

Process: Add the ice cubes to a wine glass. Add the lemon juice, dry vermouth, St-Germain and Ramona Ruby Grapefruit Wine Spritz to the glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

Ma, Ma, Ma, My RAMONA

From McLain Hedges, Owner of Rhino Yacht Club

2oz RAMONA
1.5oz Altos Blanco Tequila
.25 oz Luxardo Maraschino
.25 oz St George Absinthe
.5oz Lime Juice
.25 oz Simple Syrup

Process: Add all ingredients minus RAMONA in a shaker tin. Add ice and shake for 5-10 seconds. Fine strain into a Highball or Collins glass and add 2 oz of RAMONA. Fill with cube ice and garnish with salted grapefruit wedges.

RAMONA Negroni

From Kelly Fields, Owner of Willa Jean

1/2 can RAMONA
2 ounces Campari
2 ounces Gin
1 ounce Grapefruit juice (fresh squeezed, y'all)
1 ounce orange juice (freshies)
Splash Simple syrup
Couple of ice cubes.

Process: Place that magic in a blender and whirl it up. Enjoy!