New Year’s Eve Cocktail Guide

There is more than just champagne to be enjoyed on New Year’s Eve and what better way to ring in the new year than with some fancy cocktails. We’ve taken some of the most classic cocktails and given them a twist to keep your New Year’s party going until the stroke of midnight. Here is our list of fun and easy cocktails to make for you and guests, with exciting drinkware to match.


The Classic Champagne

If you go the classic route of pouring sparkling wine, champagne or cider consider adding fresh fruit to the mix or simple syrup for a brand-new flavor. Our choice is the French 75, you can’t go wrong with a lemons, champagne and gin.


Recipe: French 75

Classic Champagne



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Winter Sangria

Fresh aromatic fruits and spices in a tangy red wine add the perfect touch to the new year’s evening. Easily made for a crowd, these drinks incorporate that wintery feel with orange slices, cranberries and cinnamon sticks.


Recipe: After Midnight Sangria

Winter Sangria



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Modern Tilted Silver Stemless Wine Glasses | Etched Holiday Wine Glasses | Holiday Tree Wine Glasses


New Old Fashioned

Simple yet effective, putting a spin on the classic cocktail, this apple cider old fashion turns classy into a New Year’s party ready drink.


Recipe: Apple Cider Old Fashioned

Apple Cider Old Fashioned



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Hatch Rocks Glass | Alpine Snowflake Glasses | Whiskey Snifter Tumblers


Mistletoe Margarita

Cranberries and lime combined with tequila, you can’t go wrong. This festive drink can be both blended and served on the rocks for the perfect midnight kiss concoction. 


Recipe: Mistletoe Margarita

Mistletoe Margarita



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Gold Rimmed Hammered Glasses | Santino Recycled Margarita Glasses | Wilshire Highball Glasses


Mulled Wine 

Since the 2nd century, mulled wine has used to help people stay warm in the winter cold. Now a days it’s still used to fight the chill, but also to be enjoyed during the holidays with an updated spin with elder-flower, cinnamon sticks and cider.


Recipe: White Mulled Wine

White Mulled Wine



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What's your favorite cocktail?

What's your favorite New Year's Eve Cocktail to serve your guests? Which secret ingredients give it the final twist?

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