10 Wine Recipes to Wow Dinner Guests

Whether you’re a drinker or not, there’s no denying the importance and symbolism of wine. It's become part of our celebratory events and even religious occasions. Well, we at Celebrations are firm believers in wine being a part of our everyday lives, so we’ve put together a few of our favorite wine recipes so you can enjoy a dash of vino in your food while sipping it from a glass!

Here are a few irresistible recipes using those boozy reds and whites for the ultimate flavor-packed menu. And since you’ll probably have gone through a few bottles by the time you’re finished with this list, recycle those extra wine corks to make some adorable decorations like this wine cork snack dish or this DIY wine cork memory wreath !


  • Booze up your freezer with these delicious mini wine popsicles . The ingredients may be simple, but one thing’s for sure - these ain’t your grandma’s popsicles!

  • We’re pretty sure we’re the only ones who could have dreamed up the idea for a spiked spread! Whether you prefer pesto on your sandwich or pasta, we think adding a dash of vino to the recipe gives it that extra something.

  • If the title doesn’t have you drooling, we dare you to try your hand at this delicious blackberry wine ice cream and tell us your heart doesn’t go pitter patter for this drool-worthy dessert.

  • You had to know there was going to be at least one cupcake recipe in this gallery! These red wine cupcakes are sweet and spiked, our favorite combination!

  • There’s nothing quite like Sunday brunch paired with a glass of delicious vino. That is, unless your wine is part of the brunch! This French toast recipe is just as delicious as it is spiked.

  • This spiked appetizer gets an A+ for presentation and flavor! Your culinary skills are sure to impress with these tasty prosciutto wrapped shrimp with a currant wine glaze ! (or is that the booze talking?)

  • Root beer floats are so last year! Class up this age-old favorite with some sparkling wine for a refreshing wine float .

  • Use that leftover white wine to create a juicy entrée like these apricot plum porkchops to really impress your family. Make mac 'n' cheese Mondays a thing of the past!

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