Mix up a Margarita with Missouri Wine

April 22, 2024

Gather your friends and raise your glasses filled with one of these delicious Margaritas all crafted with your favorite Missouri wines. Whether you prefer yours shaken, stirred, or blended, Wine-a-ritas are a great way to enjoy complex flavors for Margarita lovers and wine enthusiasts alike. 


Sunset Wine-a-Rita

Recipe courtesy of Edg-Clif Farms & Vineyard

What you will need:



4 oz Sunset Rosé Wine

1 oz Triple Sec

2 oz margarita mix


Watermelon wedges


  1. First, wet the rims of two margarita glasses in lime juice and then dip them in sugar to cover the top of the glasses.
  2. Fill glasses with ice. (Be careful to avoid knocking sugar into glass)
  3. Add wine, triple sec and margarita mix to a glass and stir.
  4. Pour into glasses and finish with a watermelon wedge.


Frozen Red Wine Margarita

What you will need:

1 bottle of light and fruity red wine

8 oz tequila

12 oz margarita mix

2 oz lime juice

3 oz Triple Sec or Grand Marnier

1 pinch of kosher or flaky sea salt


  1. Pour the entire bottle of red wine into an ice cube tray and let freeze for at least 6 hours.
  2. In a blender, mix tequila, margarita mix, lime juice, red wine ice cubes and triple sec until slushy.
  3. Pour, sip and enjoy!

Optional: Before pouring your Red Wine Margarita, wet the rim of your glass with a lime wedge and rim with salt.  


Citrus Wine-a-Rita

What you will need:

1 bottle Vidal Blanc

12 oz can of limeade concentrate

2 cups orange juice

1/2 cup (or more) quality tequila


Sea salt 

Lime or orange slices (optional for garnish)


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the wine, limeade, orange juice and tequila.
  2. Fill the empty limeade can with water twice and pour into the pitcher.
  3. Stir to combine all ingredients.
  4. Wet the rim of each glass with a lime wedge and dip into sea salt to coat.
  5. Pour Citrus Wine-a-Rita over ice.

Garnish with lime and/or orange slices and enjoy!


Sangrita Swirl

What you will need for the sangria swirl:

1 cup red frozen red wine (freeze in ice cube trays)
1 oz of Triple Sec
½ oz fresh lime juice  
Juice from half of an orange

What you will need for the margarita:

6 oz. frozen limeade concentrate
3 oz tequila
1.5 oz Triple Sec
1 cup ice
Straw (optional for swirling)


  1. First, wet the rims of your two margarita glasses in lime juice and then dip them in either kosher salt or sugar to cover the rim of the glasses.
  2. Blend the frozen red wine cubes with the triple sec, lime juice and orange juice. Pour into a glass and set aside (or store in freezer).
  3. Add frozen limeade concentrate, tequila, triple sec and ice to the blender. Blend until slushy.
  4. Pour the margarita mix into the two glasses and then pour the sangria mixture on top. Swirl together with a straw.

*Recipe makes 2 servings. Double and use the entire can of frozen limeade to make 4 servings.


Give these delicious Margarita recipes a try and have fun mixing them up with your favorite Missouri wines! 


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