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Stella Rosa Summer Cocktail Guide

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Summer is around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll be sipping on, poolside while getting your tan on. If you haven’t thought about it yet- no worries, because we can help with these 4 refreshing Stella Rosa cocktail recipes, perfect for summertime sippin’!

  1. 1. Mango Michelada

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3 MUST-Have Memorial Day Dishes

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It’s almost Memorial Day, which means time to start thinking about what you’re going to eat! Whether you’re planning on preparing a simple meal for family and friends, attending a potluck or if you’re hosting a full on dinner party, these 3 delightful dishes will make an excellent addition to any Memorial Day Stellabration.

1. Summer Ever After Salad 

2. Picnic In The Park Pies

3. Keep Calm and Kebab ON

Stellabrate With Our Patriotic Sleeves! 

Stellabrate Memorial Day

What’s the perfect meal without the right drink for the occasion? And for Memorial Day, it doesn’t get better than your favorite Stella Rosa flavors wrapped in our exclusive patriotic collectable art sleeves!

See our wines locator to find out who’s selling Stella Rosa wines near you or visit our online store to shop now.

Cinco De Mayo Dishes You Can’t Miss!

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Cinco De Mayo Recipes

We LOVE Mexican culture, not only because the delicious food and mariachi music but more importantly because of the common values we share, like close family bonds and traditions. This is one of the many reasons we love to Stellabrate Cinco De Mayo!

If you’re going to a potluck or throwing a party for the occasion, we recommend checking out these recipes below, as they’ll be a great addition to any Cinco De Mayo Stellabration!

Get Your Own Nachos

Guac-Off Win

Let’s Not Forget About The Drink!Cinco De Mayo

Check your local retailer for your favorite Stella Rosa flavors wrapped in one of our limited edition, Cinco De Mayo collectable art sleeves!

Check our wines locator to see who’s selling Stella Rosa near you or click here to shop online now.

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DIY Cork Crafts

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DIY Crafts With Stella Rosa Corks

Next time someone says decorating your home is expensive, kindly respond to put a cork in it because these Stella Rosa cork crafts are cute, simple and cost effective!

All you need to do is start saving those corks and you’ll be on your way to having adorable and basically costless home decor in no time! Here are a couple ideas to think about:

Corky Wall DecorDIY home decor

You’ll need:
1. One wooden frame
2. 30-50 Stella Rosa corks, depending on how large the wooden frame is
3. Acrylic paint
4. Paint brushes
5. Hot glue gun
6. Felt tip precision pens for fine details

Directions:
1. Collect your Stella Rosa corks until you have enough to fill wooden frame.
2. Paint the wooden frame with acrylic paint (or another wood-friendly paint). Let dry for 1 hour.
3. Use a hot glue gun to glue corks onto the wooden frame. Place them neatly and glue until you’ve filled the frame. Let them dry for 20 minutes.
4. Use thin paintbrush to outline and thicker paint brush to fill/ blend colors and let dry for 2 hours (acrylic paint works here to).
5. Now use thin pen for fine details and hang on wall!

Stella Rosa SucculentsStella Rosa Succulents

You may have seen this idea in our previous blog post, but we think it’s well-worth mentioning again! Not only is this idea super easy and stylish, but it’s also a clever way to give your succulent a cozy new home!

We hope you’ll stellabrate your crafty side and give these stylish ideas a shot! Look for Stella Rosa wines at your local retailer or click here to order online now!

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S’more Marshmallow Pops

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Here’s your super easy Marshmallow Pops recipe, great for any upcoming party or summer gathering! These pops are simple, decadent and practically effortless. This is an endless fun foodie dessert your friends will love. Roll them in sprinkles, coconut, crushed nuts, graham cracker crumbs, finely chopped candy bars, or anything you’re craving. Pair these delicious treats with a chilled glass of Stella Rosa wine and have a Stellabration. All you need is…

Ingredients
One bag of Marshmallows
Chocolate
Your choice of topping (sprinkles, coconut, crushed nuts, graham cracker crumbs, etc.)
Lollipop sticks
Small cellophane bags (if you want to wrap them up)

~ Directions ~

1. Push a lollipop stick into each marshmallow.
2. Melt some chocolate. You will probably need 4-8 oz. of chocolate, depending on how many marshmallows you dip.
3. Dip one marshmallow at a time into the chocolate.
4. Allow excess chocolate to drip off, then sprinkle your choice of topping onto the chocolate.
5. Set the marshmallow pop (stick down) in a mug to allow the chocolate to set (you can put the mug of pops in the fridge or freezer for a few minutes).

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Popcorn Confetti Bundt Cake

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Indulge yourself! This easy-to-make and extravagantly delicious dessert will not only make your stresses go away but will impress the lucky people you share it with. This is our take on the Popcorn Confetti Bundt Cake, featured on Food Network’s The Kitchen, and we’re enjoying it with our favorite wine, Stella Rosa® Rosso.

Ingredients:

Non-stick cooking spray

5 cups plain popcorn

5 cups caramel popcorn

1 cup macadamia nuts

9 cups marshmallows

5 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 teaspoons sprinkles

Instructions:

1. Spray Bundt pan with non-stick spray.
2. Chop macadamia nuts.
3. Combine plain popcorn, caramel popcorn, and macadamia nuts in a large bowl.
4. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
5. Add marshmallows and stir until they are melted.
6. Pour the popcorn mixture into the melted marshmallows and stir until all the popcorn is coated.
7. Transfer to the Bundt pan and let sit for 1 hour to set
8. Turn the pan upside-down onto a serving platter to release the cake.
9. Sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles.

Enjoy this with a chilled glass of Stella Rosa® Rosso for the perfect afternoon treat. Find Stella Rosa Rosso at your local retailer or shop in-store or online from San Antonio Winery!

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Have a Spectacular Stella Galentine’s day!

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Calling all ladies for this special Stellabration! Galentine’s day is the perfect way to celebrate your favorite gal-pals or as Leslie Knope puts it, “Ladies celebrating ladies.” After all, ladies, whether in a relationship or not, deserve a day too and that day is February 13th.

We’ve got a fun and festive cocktail explicitly for you and your gals. Cheers!

Chocolate Strawberry Cocktail

3 parts Stella Rosa Berry
Chocolate Wine
Fresh strawberry bits
Strawberry for garnish

Stella Rosa Berry can be purchased at your local retailer or shop in-store or online from San Antonio Winery! Share your Galentine’s stellabrations with us by using #StellaRosa, and be sure to follow us on Twitter, and Facebook!

Eat, Drink, and Be (Rose)Mary

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With the holidays in full swing, we want to make sure you have your cocktails in order.  Whether you’re hosting this year or not, Stella Rosa Wines is the way to go!  Stellabrate this festive season with Eat, Drink, and Be (Rose)Mary Stella Rosa specialty cocktail.

Ingredients:

Stella Rosa Moscato d’Asti

Rosemary

Lemon

Instructions:

Fill flutes with Stella Rosa Moscato d’Asti.

Squeeze in lemon juice.

Slowly add in tall rosemary stalk (careful not to allow the wine to overflow).

Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Find your Stella Rosa holiday favorites at your local retailer or shop in-store or online from San Antonio Winery.

Hot Cocoa

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When you were a kid, hot cocoa made everything better, well the rule still applies as an adult and we’re stepping it up with Stella Rosa!  Stella Rosa Hot Cocoa cocktail is sure to keep you warm and feeling good throughout the chilly winter nights ahead.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Stella Rosa Red

1 cup milk

2/3 cup water

6 oz. bittersweet chocolate

1 pinch kosher salt

Mint leaves

Small candy canes

Instructions:

Bring chocolate and wine to a simmer.

Whisk until all chocolate is melted.

Add water, milk, and salt.

Bring to a boil and continue whisking (3 minutes).

Serve with mint or candy canes, if desired.

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Taste the Magic with a Sparkling Apple Cider

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re going to make it even more wonderful for you! Try out our Sparkling Apple Cider cocktail that is made with some of your favorite holiday ingredients! Plus, this recipe is made for sharing, so go on – invite your friends and family!

You’ll need:

Grab a pitcher and combine all the ingredients. Let the flavors mix for a few hours in the fridge. When ready to serve, pour the drink over ice and garnish with an apple slice or an orange slice.

Stella Rosa Imperiale Moscato can be purchased at your local retailer or from San Antonio Winery in-store or online. Remember to capture your memories and share them with us on Instagram and Twitter by using #StellaRosa, #Stellabrate, and #TasteTheMagic!

Take A Sip Down Candy Cane Lane

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There is always a sense of magic in the air during the holiday season, and our Candy Cane Lane cocktail brings you that holiday magic that you can literally taste! This specialty cocktail of ours is the perfect drink to have at any and all of your holiday parties. There is just a tiny bit of work and waiting involved to get these made, but trust us, it’s well-worth it!

Ingredients
• 4 parts Stella Rosa Imperiale Prosecco
• 1 part peppermint vodka
• Chocolate chips
• Candy canes

Instructions
1. Crush the candy canes into small pieces and place them in a bowl.
2. Melt the chocolate over the stove or in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring repeatedly.
3. Dip the rims of your serving glasses into the melted chocolate, and then roll them in the candy cane bits.
4. Place the glasses in the fridge until the chocolate hardens.
5. When ready to serve, fill the glasses first with the peppermint vodka then with the Stella Rosa Imperiale Prosecco.

Stella Rosa Imperiale Prosecco can be purchased at your local retailer or at San Antonio Winery in-store or online. Make sure you share your holiday memories with us by using #StellaRosa and #TasteTheMagic on your Instagram and Twitter posts!

Stella Red Cranberry Sauce

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Not sure what to bring to your Thanksgiving gathering this year? We got you! How about a sweet and simple cranberry sauce that is made with Stella Rosa Red? If that intrigues you, keep reading because all you need is just a few ingredients and a bottle of your favorite Stella Rosa to get you started on this savory and sweet side dish.

Ingredients:
• ¾ cup Stella Rosa Red
• ½ cup water
• 12 whole cloves
• 12 oz. fresh cranberries
• ½ cup (packed) brown sugar

Directions:
1. Bring Stella Rosa Red, water, and cloves to a boil in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Once boiling, reduce heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally.
3. Discard the cloves.
4. Add the cranberries and brown sugar. Bring heat back up to medium-high until boiling.
5. Once boiling, reduce heat again and simmer for 12-15 minutes, or until cranberries pop. Stir frequently.
6. Remove from heat and transfer sauce to a bowl. Allow it to cool completely before covering and refrigerating until ready to serve

And there you have it – Stella Rosa infused cranberry sauce is simple, fresh, and perfectly delicious for your Thanksgiving Day stellabrations. Find Stella Rosa at your local retailer or purchase online or in-store from San Antonio Winery.

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Printable Masks

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It’s October and you know what that means? That’s right – Halloween! We know deciding on a costume can be difficult, and we bet you’re probably sick of googling costume ideas. Well, we want to help make your lives a little easier, so get creative with us and DIY your own mask this Halloween with Stella Rosa Wines.

We’ve created a selection of our limited edition skulls that are download-ready, but there is also a blank mask option for you to color and fill in with your favorite colors. We recommend using cardstock since it’s thicker and more durable than normal writing paper. These masks make great Halloween costumes and can be just as fun for your Day of the Dead celebrations.

Download PDF here

Invite your friends and family over, pick up your favorite Stella Rosa Wines and make it a DIY night in! Explore our custom Halloween sleeves here. Contact your local retailer for availability. Shop Stella Rosa Wines in-store or online from San Antonio Winery.

No. Eleven

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Dare to try some stranger things this Stellaween? Spook yourself out with this No. Eleven cocktail, a tribute to Stranger Things, which is currently one of our favorite series on Netflix! it may be a little peculiar-looking, but it is certainly delicious. Trust us, friends don’t lie.

Ingredients
Stella Rosa Red or Black
– Orange Slices
– Blackberries
– Rambutan
– Ice

Instructions
1. Add ice, blackberries, and orange slices to a cocktail shaker.
2. Squeeze in juice of 1/2 orange.
3. Shake.
4. Remove lid of shaker. Take your serving glass and insert it upside down into the shaker. Holding both the shaker and serving glass together tightly, turn it upside down so that the cocktail pours out into the serving glass.
5. Top with Stella Rosa Red or Black and garnish with an unusual-looking rambutan fruit.

Truthfully, the rambutan is just for looks, but feel free to bite into it if you are feeling a little more adventurous!

Stella Rosa Wines can be purchased at your local retailer or at San Antonio Winery in-store and online. To get into the Stellaween spirit, we poured straight from a bottle wrapped in one of our exclusive, limited edition Stellaween sleeves.

For more Stella Rosa specialty cocktails, visit our website or YouTube channel, and be sure to share your Stella Rosa fan photos with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using #StellaRosa and #Stellabrate.

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