Socarrat’s Tinto de Verano

Eduardo Garcia | New York City

red wine illustration

Tinto de Verano, translated as “summer red wine,” is one of the most popular wine-based beverages in Spain. At New York restaurant Socarrat, the pitcher-sized drink is meant for a group to share.

Ingredients

Servings: 4

  • 10 ounces red wine, preferably grenache or pinot noir
  • 10 ounces red wine, preferably grenache or pinot noir
  • 10 ounces lemon soda, such as Kas Limón, Sprite or 7UP (for a less sweet version, use club soda)
  • 10 ounces lemon soda, such as Kas Limón, Sprite or 7UP (for a less sweet version, use club soda)
  • 2 ounces vermouth, optional
  • 2 ounces vermouth, optional

Garnish: 4 slices of lemon

Directions
  1. Fill a large pitcher halfway with ice.
  2. Add the red wine.
  3. Add the lemon soda.
  4. Stir the mixture gently until ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Add the lemon garnish to the mix. For a stronger drink, add the vermouth.