3 Rishi Tea and Wine Cocktails

For this post, we teamed up with our friends at Rishi Tea to bring you 3 tea + wine cocktails using their new Sparkling Botanicals drinks!

Sparkling Botanicals by Rishi are one of our favorite new wine companions. They elevate sparkling water by using premium teas and botanicals sourced from around the world that are then brewed for flavor and function. No alcohol, added sweeteners or extracts – just real plants with real virtue. It’s the perfect NA option to rotate into your wine routine.

And the best part is Rishi is offering an exclusive discount to Glass Half Full readers (that’s you!). Click here to enjoy 20% off your first order of Sparkling Botanicals by Rishi with code BRIGHTCELLARS20. Now keep scrolling for 3 delicious, simple, and low ABV wine + tea cocktails!


Here’s some good news for a change: You can make unique and sophisticated wine cocktails with just a small handful of quality ingredients. We teamed up with Rishi Tea to bring you these 3 tea and wine cocktails!

Why do wine and tea go together so beautifully? These beloved beverages share certain qualities and flavor notes, so you when you mix them together, something magical happens on your palette. 

Running low on time? We feel you. That’s why these cocktails are quick and easy to make, so you can spend your time savoring them. But don’t worry – your friends will never know just how simple these cocktails really are. Layers of complex flavors are sure to impress wine connoisseurs and tea fiends alike.

Whether you’re hosting guests or simply want a low-maintenance cocktail to pair with dinner, check out these 3 delectable cocktail recipes.

Peach Sangria - tea and wine cocktails

1. Floral Peach Sangria

This light and fruity sangria combines an enchanting floral green tea with an aromatic white wine, a touch of sweetness, and a crisp bite of fresh fruit. What’s not to love?

Riesling is an aromatic light-bodied wine with fragrant floral notes. The slight sweetness in Gladiolus Riesling is perfectly balanced by its bright acidity. Notes of  jasmine, peach, and honeysuckle make it a perfect pairing for Jasmine Spring Tips tea.

Enjoy a pitcher of this sangria at your next gathering, since this recipe serves 6.

What you’ll need:

How to make it:

Simply combine all of the ingredients in a pitcher. Chill for 4 hours. Enjoy! 

Grapefruit Spritzer - tea and wine cocktails

2. Grapefruit Spritzer

This single-serving spritzer is the perfect happy hour pick-me-up and makes an excellent cocktail alongside green veggies and salads.

Sweet and citrusy, this grapefruit spritzer combines a tangy sparkling tea with Sauvignon blanc, a light-bodied white wine with similar notes of citrus, stone fruit, and tart gooseberries. With zippy acidity and bright notes of grapefruit and fresh herbs, Silverscape Sauvignon Blanc goes hand-in-glove with Grapefruit Quince Sparkling Botanicals.

What you’ll need:

How to make it:

Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Sip and chill out.

mulled wine cocktail - tea and wine cocktails

3. Autumnal Mulled Wine

Featuring a spiced herbal tea, a bold red wine, and fresh fruit juice, this mulled wine will help warm things up as the weather cools down. Enjoy it at your next fall gathering, as this recipe serves 8. 

Zinfandel is a medium-full bodied red wine with notes of plum and cranberry. The jammy fruit flavors and hint of campfire smoke in Still Bend Zinfandel mesh perfectly with the succulent notes of plum and black currants in warm Cinnamon Plum Tea.

What you’ll need:

How to make it:

Stir all of the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat. Sip and be merry. Or, click here and follow along as we make this recipe on our Youtube channel!

In Vino Finito

Remember to take advantage of 20% off Sparkling Botanicals by Rishi Tea using code BRIGHTCELLARS20. 

Need help concocting a wine cocktail with your favorite kind of tea? Email us – we’d love to help!

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Our staff is full of passionate wine lovers. With our amazing sommeliers at the helm, we’ve been schooled on all things wine. We came together to write this article, in hopes of spreading a little wine-ducation with you.

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