Italian Dolce Wine

Italian Dolce Wine

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

‘Dolce’ means sweet in Italian. This recipe combines a bold red merlot with sugar and lime creating a sweet and citrusy wine beverage.


  • 1/2 lime
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 ounces Merlot
  • Lime spiral to garnish


  1. Place the lime and the sugar into a cocktail shaker and muddle until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Pour in the wine and add a handful of ice.
  3. Shake the mixture vigorously for 200 seconds and then pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a lime spiral and serve.


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