Sometimes a glass of wine in its natural form is perfect just the way it is. But, for times when you want to do more with your wine and get inventive with your drinking, take a look at a few of our tried and tested recipies below for some tantalising tipple inspiration!

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Hedgerow Sangria


  • 1 cup of brandy

  • 2 bottles of Blackberry wine

  • 1ltr small bottle of lemonade

  • 1 cup of orange juice

  • 50g granulated sugar




  • 3-4 oranges

  • 3-4 lemons

  • 3-4 limes

  • 3-4 apples

  • A handful of strawberries


In a large bowl or pan mix brandy, wine and orange and sugar together until fully disolved. Add chopped apples and strawberries along with sliced lemons, limes and oranges to taste. Chill in the fridge for 1-2 hours, then serve with lemonade and on really hot days, add in a few chunks of ice too.


Serves 10

Obnoxious Nettle

Serves 10


  • 250ml of gin

  • 2 bottles of Nettle wine

  • Soda or tonic water



  • 4-5 limes

  • A handful of mint leaves


In a large bowl, mix together Nettle wine and gin. Cut limes into 6 slices and add 1-2 limes into the bowl. Chill in the fridge for an hour or two and serve with generous amounts of ice. Add into the glass a wedge of lime and a few mint leaves as well as soda or tonic water to taste. 


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