Autumn Side Car with Wine Cocktail

Autumn Side Car with Wine Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Use a Yellow Tail Chardonnay for this classy cocktail. Its fresh taste and rich and creamy finish provides the perfect backdrop for this mixed drink.  


  • 1-1/2 ounces Yellow Tail Chardonnay
  • 1 barspoon brandy
  • 1 splash agave nectar
  • 2 orange slices
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 dash Grand Marnier
  • Orange zest twist and orange slice to garnish


  1. Pre-chill a cocktail glass by placing it into the freezer for 5 minutes.
  2. Place the orange slices, agave nectar and the basil into a cocktail glass and muddle gently.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the shaker, except for the garnish and Grand Marnier, and then fill the shaker with ice.
  4. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then double strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Top the drink with a dash of Grand Marnier and then garnish with the orange zest twist and orange slice; serve immediately.

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