If our Pinterest and Instagram feeds are anything to go by, rosé is the cult drink of the moment. It seems we just can’t get enough. First, we , then we stepped it up a notch by , and who can forget the ? Add to that , which attracted over 16,000 wine lovers, and I think we can agree this pink trend is reaching fever pitch. But we haven’t hit the peak just yet. Meet frosé, your new favorite cocktail.
Frosé, a cheeky blend of the words “rosé” and “frozen,” is exactly that: a lip-smacking, thirst-quenching chilled wine cocktail. And while the classic variety—a simple syrup and an icy wine concoction—is gaining in popularity, we’re also seeing some creative varieties in the mix. Think poolside rosé snow cones or garden party–ready sweet granita. Arm yourself with a pink bottle and repeat after us: Freeze, blend, sip, repeat.
The word “slushie” doesn't exactly sound chic, but this by Abby Capalbo of Style Me Pretty is surprisingly refined. It’s also incredibly easy to make: just freeze rosé wine in an ice cube mold overnight, and blend with elderflower liquor and fresh ice. Pour the mixture into a coupe glass and serve with a sprig of lavender.
Looking for a new poolside cocktail? This icy creation should be your next summer go-to. The brainchild of Freixenet, this recipe is a little more complicated than a standard freeze-and-blend method but is worthwhile for the novelty factor alone. Simply pour rosé, lemon juice, diluted sugar, and water into a baking tray and freeze. Use a fork to rake the mixture every 30 minutes for three hours to achieve a snow cone consistency. Scoop into paper cones and serve topped with fresh fruit.
Sweet-tooth cocktail lovers, this recipe is for you. has added fresh, hulled strawberries to the mix for a fruity, flavor-packed drink that's sure to appease your sweet cravings. Use a fine sieve to remove strawberry pips from the mixture, and opt for a for the best results, recommends .
Trying this trend for the first time? Start with a , like this simple concoction using ice, wine, and simple syrup. Created by mixologists at , it’s as easy as mix, blend, and pour.
It might resemble a bowl of pink cotton candy, but don’t be fooled. is cool and thirst-quenching with a zesty, tart taste. Experiment with the amount of sugar and lemon juice you use for the desired flavor.
Be transported to the Amalfi Coast with this limoncello frosé cocktail by One Hope Wine. Perfect for a sizzling summer day, this is refreshing and lightly sweet.
Rosé cocktails needn’t be confined to using the still variety. This incorporates rosé champagne for an unusual take on the classic Sicilian dessert. It takes 8–12 hours to freeze completely, so be sure to make this the night before a dinner party to ensure it has time to set.