Written by Jessica Dennis

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… popsicles?

The days are longer, the sun is brighter and you’ve been in hibernation for long enough. It’s time to shed those coats and winter blues and start getting your creative juices flowing. Now we’re all familiar with the daiquiris and margaritas of the world, but those ordinary cocktails are so 2016.

Wow your guests with one or all three of these oh so fancy popsicles and make your next spring get together one for the books!

Two Oceans Raspberry Sangria Popsicle

Chill out and cool off with a delicious sangria popsicle in the sun. You can also switch up the sangria with other flavoured juices like peach or orange juice. Creativity and fun is the key to a successful popsicle.

INGREDIENTS
2 cups Two Oceans Pinot Grigio
10-15 fresh raspberries
2 ½ cups lemonade
¼ cup white rum

INSTRUCTIONS
Fill a shaker cup with 5-10 raspberries and muddle them until runny
Add lemonade, wine and white rum to the shaker cup and mix
Pour the cocktail into the popsicle molds approximately ¾ of the way to the top
Add 3-4 fresh raspberries to each mold
Freeze for 6 hours or overnight until completely frozen

Two Oceans Blueberry Mojito Popsicles

The mojito is definitely a classic, but there’s always room to experiment, right?

INGREDIENTS
2 cups of Two Oceans Shiraz Rose
1 cup fresh Blueberries
3-4 fresh mint leaves
1 cup of blueberry juice

INSTRUCTIONS
Pour blueberries and mint leaves into a shaker cup and muddle
Combine mint mixture with wine and blueberry juice
Pour the cocktail into the popsicle molds approximately ¾ of the way to the top
Add 3-4 whole blueberries into each mold
Freeze for 6 hours or overnight until completely frozen

Pascual Toso Red Winesicle

For the more sophisticate wine connoisseur, is a simple and classic red winesicle. Try pairing this icy treat with some delectable President brie cheese on a toasted crostini. Red wine and cheese? Yes please!

INGREDIENTS
1 ¼ cups Pascual Toso Malbec
1 ¼ cups lemon or lime pop
¼ cups of granulated sugar
¼ cups of water
Lime zest

INSTRUCTIONS
Combine water and sugar in a pot and bring to a boil on medium heat until sugar is dissolved
Set aside to cool
Combine wine, lemon or lime pop and sugar mixer together
Grate lime zest into mixture
Pour the cocktail into the popsicle molds approximately ¾ of the way to the top
Freeze for 6 hours or overnight until completely frozen