Winter Wedding Cocktails
Having your own customized winter wedding signature drinks will have your guests refilling their glasses all night long!
Say yes to romantic winter weddings by celebrating the holiday season with delicious winter wedding cocktails.
Fancy winter cocktails should be considered if you plan on having a Christmas or holiday wedding!
There is nothing better than hosting a winter wedding with classic winter cocktails mixed with the seasonal flavours in mind to create a delicious and unforgettable experience your guests will love.
Winter will be here soon, and I suggest you start getting your wedding menu squared up sooner than later.
This includes your holiday wedding signature drinks.
Be sure to warm your guests’ spirits and tummies and carry the holiday flavours into the frosty winter season with indulgent classic winter cocktails!
Winter signature cocktails are a great way to add more of your personality to your Christmas wedding by serving your favourite drinks.
If you plan on having a Christmas or a winter-themed wonderland wedding, I suggest sticking with the theme and serving your guests some of these delicious winter holiday cocktails!
As you know, signature cocktails are trending worldwide and will add to your wedding vibe.
Although winter means cold weather, you can still have the wedding of your dreams by keeping it themed.
Our winter wedding ideas on a budget post is packed with amazing ways to help you plan a wedding that your guests will love.
Nothing is more exciting to your guests than attending a theme-inspired wedding.
And winter weddings are just magical.
With that in mind, you must ensure that your wedding serves the best winter wedding signature cocktails during cocktail hour to help warm up your guests.
This list includes amazing signature cocktails for winter weddings that your guests will love.
Whether you decide to serve hot or cold signature cocktails for your winter wedding, just make sure they are delicious and are made with seasonal ingredients.
You do not need to worry, we rounded up a few tasty winter wedding drinks for your big day.
All you have to do is grab your wedding journal and scribble some of these ideas.
This list is packed with amazing signature drinks for winter weddings, perfect for your special day.
This wedding journal is perfect for those that enjoy doodling, taking notes or just want the flexibility to write down things easily.
I love to doodle, and that’s why I love journals.
Wedding planning can be stressful, so this journal wedding planner will help ease your stress.
Use it to create a short list of simple winter holiday cocktails for your wedding that you want to make, taste, and pass on to your caterer or bar service vendor.
My favourite Christmas wedding cocktails are Sugar Plum Fairy Martini, Winter Wonderland Margarita and The Grinch Cocktail!
I can’t wait for winter to make some of these delicious winter holiday cocktails.
For my summer couples, check out these tasty summer signature cocktail ideas, and for my Halloween couples, these spooky Halloween wedding cocktails will work for you.
If you have a fall wedding, you might appreciate these yummy fall cocktail drinks.
And if you are planning a bachelorette party, check out these tasty bachelorette cocktail ideas!
How do you choose winter wedding signature cocktails?
The best way to pick a delicious Christmas wedding cocktail is to with one or two that you like the most.
Before you decide on your winter wedding signature drinks, keep this in mind:
- Make sure these winter wedding cocktails are easy and quick to make
- The holiday cocktail drink needs to be something the couple enjoys drinking
- Because you are going for a holiday theme, make it festive
- Pick something you normally enjoy drinking in winter
- Consider doing a holiday his and her cocktails
What exactly about winter cocktails makes them “winter” cocktails?
I think the combination of seasonal flavours and the way they look – white and snowy or covered in reds, greens, and light pinks.
Today I will be looking at:
The best cocktails for winter weddings that are delicious
Easy winter signature drinks that can be made quickly
A well-rounded list of signature cocktail ideas for winter weddings
Christmas signature wedding cocktails that can easily be substituted
And so much more.
Most Christmas wedding cocktails look wintery, have wintery names, and are full of wintery ingredients.
And you can use candy canes, snow-white sugar, cranberries, and cinnamon to garnish them.
Perfectly created classic winter cocktails should give you the overall sense of winter and the holiday vibe.
So what are the best Christmas wedding cocktails?
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21 Winter wedding signature drinks for winter weddings
We are excited to share some of the best signature drinks for winter weddings.
I love that they infuse holiday flavours into these cocktails to give them that festive vibe we all need around the holiday season.
This collection of winter wedding cocktails will make your wedding reception a huge hit.
They are straightforward to make but so tasty that it’s hard to pick just one.
Expect your guests to compliment you for your choice of winter cocktail drinks by the night’s end.
These winter cocktails will make your winter reception more fun and exciting.
We are sharing only the best cocktail drink ideas for winter weddings.
1. Simple Christmas Wedding Punch
Whether you plan on having a small cozy winter wedding or dancing the night away to the Ultimate Christmas Party Playlist, make sure to have this punch available for your wedding guests!
This winter wedding signature punch is an easy and delicious wedding reception drink packed with fruits like cranberries, oranges, and pomegranates.
I want to add that it is the best winter wedding punch I have ever tasted.
You can have a non-alcoholic version or add some rum or vodka for the extra holiday vibe!
This Christmas Punch is an absolute must for your winter wedding reception.
2. Sugar Plum Fairy Martini
Add a little sparkle to your winter wonderland wedding with this delicious festive Sugar Plum Fairy Martini!
Tart cranberry juice, rich Amaretto and a touch of spice come together to make this delicious Christmas wedding cocktail.
This Nutcracker-themed martini is a sure hit for your upcoming winter wedding reception party!
Serve during cocktail hour or as one of your winter signature cocktails.
3. The Grinch Cocktail recipe
My husband doesn’t like celebrating the holidays much,
But he does it because he loves me and our little family-obsessed holiday love affair.
So this yummy winter signature cocktail drink would be perfect for him.
It is the perfect green drink to serve guests at your Christmas-inspired wedding.
The Grinch cocktail is easy to make and is inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic holiday character, Mr. Grinch.
4. Christmas Cranberry Orange Sangria
The delicious cranberry orange sangria is one of the classic signature drink choices for winter cocktail receptions.
Make your holiday wedding easy by serving this tasty Cranberry Orange Sangria!
It is made with red wine, cranberry juice, and oranges.
Cranberries are often synonymous with the holidays because cranberry season is September through November.
So I am all for this winter holiday cocktail.
5. Winter Cranberry Moscow Mule
Guest enjoy drinking festive drinks during the holiday season.
The flavours and smells of the holiday season tend to put people in a cheerful mood.
This easy cranberry Moscow mule is a fun twist on a classic that is perfect for the holidays.
Flavoured with cranberry juice and lime and finished with fizzy ginger beer, this cocktail can easily be made for your winter wedding reception.
6. Pink Peppermint Jello Shots
Are you looking for winter wedding signature cocktails?
Try these deliciously looking holiday-themed jello shots.
These creamy candy cane shots are prepared with peppermint schnapps and whipping cream vodka.
The peppermint is perfect for the holidays, while the vodka will give you a festive buzz!
These festive layered jello shots for the holidays must be included on your party planning list because this Christmas shooter is always popular.
7. Winter Wonderland Margarita Cocktail
This margarita twist is one of the most classic signature drink choices for winter cocktail receptions.
Seasonal cocktails are the best thing to save if you plan on having a winter wedding.
Made with sweet and savoury rosemary simple syrup and bright white coconut milk, this Winter Wonderland Margarita is your perfect sipper for any special occasion.
To give this winter wedding drink a sparkly and wintry touch, serve it with a candied rosemary sprig!
8. Christmas Cookie Martini Cocktail
Our list of signature drinks for winter weddings would not be complete without this delicious cocktail.
This Christmas, Cookie Martini tastes like a sugar cookie with a boozy kick!
A sprinkled-rimmed glass filled with vanilla vodka, Baileys Irish cream, Amaretto, and half & half make a decadent dessert martini that will wow your holiday wedding guests!
This is an easy-to-whip-up martini recipe for your wedding reception this winter wedding season.
9. Santa’s Spritz Christmas Cocktail
A fizzy, fun and delicious Christmas wedding cocktail made with prosecco, rhubarb, ginger gin, and cranberry juice.
This simple cocktail is perfect for serving at holiday wedding receptions during cocktail hour or all night.
Christmas cocktails are so fun to make, and they don’t need to be complicated or use loads of expensive liqueurs.
Go and give this winter wedding signature cocktail a try.
10. Gin and Cranberry Christmas Cocktail
It’s a delicious drink to serve during cocktail hour.
It will encourage your guests to get comfortable and cozy, especially if the forecast says your wedding night will be chilly and breezy.
This winter signature cocktail hits all the right Holiday notes with Cranberry, gin, foam, and fizz, topped with sprinkles for a festive finish.
Think classic gin fizz, but make it Christmas with Cranberry!
11. Christmas Gin Winter Cocktail
Gin and tonic have always been one of the most popular wedding drinks of the winter season.
And if you are a gin lover, you will love this festive cocktail recipe.
If you follow the instructions carefully, you can make it in minutes and impress your wedding guests.
Finding tasty classic winter cocktails is now easier with this Christmas gin cocktail.
12. White Chocolate Peppermint Martini
You said yes to the dress.
Now it’s time to say yes to the holiday season spirits with this tasty white chocolate peppermint martini recipe from Inspired By Charm.
I love winter holiday cocktails, and this one is so delicious.
It’s a deliciously sweet and creamy cocktail with a peppermint twist.
13. Aged Eggnog Winter Cocktail
As you know, Eggnog is one of the staples of every holiday season.
And if you are looking for delicious winter wedding drinks, try out this aged Eggnog cocktail recipe.
Its rich, creamy decadence is perfect as a Christmastime indulgence.
If your only Eggnog experience so far has been grocery-store-carton Eggnog, this recipe will change your world!
14. Peppermint Piña Coladas
Traditional Piña Coladas get a festive twist in these delicious Peppermint Piña Coladas spiked with rum and peppermint schnapps!
These taste like piña colada with a hint of refreshing peppermint flavour, making it the perfect winter signature cocktail.
Adding a little grenadine for the pretty pink colour is optional, but the presentation with the crushed candy cane rim is a win.
15. Oreo Thin Mint Shooters
Consider these shooters if you are looking for winter wedding signature cocktails to add to your wedding menu.
If you love chocolate cocktails, try these Oreo thin mint shooters!
They are the best Instagrammable cocktail recipes for your winter wedding reception.
Chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps come together in chocolate mint-covered shot glasses for this delicious dessert cocktail.
Ideal for Christmas weddings.
16. Winter Cranberry Rosemary cocktail
If you are looking for a delicious recipe that is festive cocktails or winter wedding drinks that are also gorgeous, then this Cranberry Rosemary cocktail is the drink for your wedding!
A festive, flavorful, cranberry Christmas cocktail with a touch of cinnamon is perfect for the holiday season.
Cranberries and rosemary are a perfect mix of seasonal flavours and work well together in a holiday cocktail.
Winter wedding drinks that accommodate seasonal flavours are always a plus in my books.
17. Winter Mistletoe Margarita Cocktail
Couples looking for signature drinks for winter weddings should think about having this mistletoe margarita.
This simple mistletoe margarita is sure to leave your wedding guest feeling merry and bright!
A cranberry margarita that is bursting with bright, juicy flavour, this cocktail feels like a delicious little holiday indulgence.
Winter wedding signature drinks with a festive vibe are always the best option.
18. Holiday Peppermint White Russian Cocktail
Get festive this holiday season with this super easy Holiday Peppermint White Russian.
This delicious cocktail will have everyone singing by the end of your wedding reception.
It’s made with Kahlúa, Peppermint Schnapps and, of course, Vodka.
If you are looking for winter wedding drink ideas to help come up with unique signature cocktails for winter weddings, add this peppermint white Russian to your list.
19. Whiskey Blood Orange Smash
I love my winter signature cocktails!
This whiskey blood orange smash is one of the best winter cocktails.
Fresh blood orange juice is mixed with rosemary-infused simple syrup and whiskey, then topped off with fizzy ginger beer.
If you like whiskey, you will love this winter drink.
20. White Christmas Margarita Cocktail
Those looking for classic winter cocktails should consider this white Christmas margarita.
This special holiday margarita is an icy twist on a Summertime favourite made with the flavours of coconut and lime.
Try this margarita classic if you need mouthwatering winter wedding signature drinks to add to your menu.
Be sure to garnish this signature winter cocktail with lime and cranberries to give it a festive vibe.
21. Spiked Hot Chocolate Whiskey with Marshmallows
Spiked hot chocolate whiskey is your cocktail staple for winter!
And if you are having a winter wedding, be sure to check out this heavenly cocktail.
This recipe features Irish Whiskey, dark chocolate, and marshmallows.
It’s extremely creamy and delicious.
And there you have it, the best winter signature drinks for holiday weddings.
I hope you enjoy our winter signature cocktails.
At least take the time to sample a few (not all at once).
Which of these winter signature cocktails was your favourite?
We would love to hear from you in the comment section below.
Tell us what your best cocktails for winter are.
And remember that your unique winter wedding signature cocktails should not be limited to only your reception cocktail hour.
These delicious mixed drinks can also be used at your bachelorette and bachelor parties, engagement parties, bridal showers, wedding receptions, and more!
Which of these winter signature cocktails will you add to your wedding menu?
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