I have wild mint growing uncontrollably in my yard. If you happen to live nearby and need mint just let me know. I have an UNLIMITED supply and you’re welcome to come pluck some up. I’m not kidding when I tell you it grows like weeds. There’s no taming it. It comes back every. single.year. And while it used to aggravate me at first, now I’ve grown to embrace and respect it’s persistence. Not to mention besides smelling amazing I can have all the mojitos I could possibly want. Silver lining.
Gallo Family Vineyards sent me samples of their Moscato wines (pink, standard and red – options baby) and asked me to come up a celebratory drink in honor of National Moscato Day. With all that mint around Mojitos immediately came to mind. If you’ve never tried a Moscato wine, Gallo Family Vineyards Moscato is “bursting with delicious flavors of peach, honey, and ripe citrus – in a delightfully light style.”
Gallo Family Vineyards loves Moscato so much they petitioned to have May 9th be the official celebration day of all Moscatos.
Disclaimer: I am part of the Mom it Forward blogger network. Mom it Forward and Gallo Family Vineyards partnered in support of this campaign. Gallo Family Vineyards compensated me for participation in this campaign. However, all thoughts are my own.
What You Will Need:
- 1 handful fresh mint leaves
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 2 limes - quartered
- 6 ounces fresh raspberries
- 2 tablespoons Dixie Crystals granulated sugar
- 1 bottle Gallo Family Vineyards Moscato - chilled
What To Do:
- In a glass pitcher add: mint leaves, lime juice, limes and sugar. Stir until dissolved. Add raspberries, moscato and stir.
- Pour over ice. Garnish with additional mint if desired.