Strawberry Ice Wine Martini

Welcome to week two of our summer drink series.  Strawberry Ice Wine Martini is my summer drink of the week!  If you missed last weeks Summer Sippers recipes you can find them here.

We are celebrating Canada Day today and wouldn’t you know it, I am saddled with a head cold!  I am not going to let that stop me from enjoying a gorgeous day out and about partaking in all the activities going on in Niagara this weekend.  Fireworks in the vineyard is sounding pretty good for tonight!

Strawberry Ice Wine Cockail

I have mentioned before I am lucky to live in the heart of wine country, not to mention the worlds largest producer of ice wine thanks to our consistently freezing winters.  And when it is 40 degrees with the humidity in the summer in Ontario, what better way to cool off than to enjoy a beverage made from grapes harvested right in our own backyard at temperatures below -10 degrees!

Icewine (has it is known in Canada – no space) is super sweet so it makes the perfect “dessert” after a summer meal.  If I am not mixing up a cocktail with ice wine, I am drizzling it over ice cream.  So good!

If you ever plan to visit Niagara On The Lake, the summer is amazing, but come January the Icewine Festival is in full swing.  An event that draws thousands of people from all over North America.

Strawberry Ice Wine Martini

Icewine isn’t just for drinking. It is always great for baking sweet treats.  It makes a delicious cheesecake, and these apricot icewine cupcakes are divine!

In this strawberry ice wine martini, I blended an ounce of ice wine, 1/2 ounce of Vodka and 4 ounces (give or take) of Strawberry Ziffendel.  Toss several ice cubes into a martini shaker. Add ice wine, vodka and ziffendel.  Shake, and strain into a martini glass rimmed with a bit of ice wine and dipped in sugar. Toss in a frozen strawberry or two to keep your drink cool and add some extra strawberry flavour.

Strawberry Ice Wine Cocktail

In fact, we are all sharing summer beverages that feature strawberries this week.  Be sure to scroll down and click on each and every Summer Sippers recipe.  Everything from Strawberry Lemonade to Strawberry Banana Pina Colada to keep you cool all summer long!

Until next time….

Red Cottage Chronicles




Strawberry Banana Pina Colada from Create and Babble

Frozen Strawberry Margarita from Ivy Bell Floral

Strawberry Basil Sparklers from Two Purple Couches

Strawberry Lemonade Fizz from Weekend Craft

Subscribe to Red Cottage Chronicles

Strawberry Lemonade Fizz ice wine martini Strawberry Basil Strawberry banana pina colad cocktails and centerpieces

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. I don’t think I’ve ever tried icewine, but it sounds so good! And this cocktail would be absolutely perfect for a warm summer day!

  2. I have never heard of icewine – but now I want some ’cause I need to make this martini! I LOOOVE martinis and as soon as I saw strawberries are involved – well that did it! Pinning!

  3. Happy belated Canada day! We were celebrating here too. My dad is from Nova Scotia and my brother was born on the 1st. This looks delicious. I have only had ice wine once but I am going to have to scout some out around here. I love a good wine and a good martini. Hope your feeling better soon! Tell that silly cold it’s summer and it needs to go away.

    1. Hi Michelle! My Mom is from Nova Scotia too. Born in Halifax. Starting to feel better and hope to enjoy a few summer beverages myself this weekend!