Spring Cocktails from Elegant Affairs: French Sangria and Watermelon Mojito

Having Memorial Day Weekend withdrawal?  We have the perfect fruit-filled cocktails to brighten your day by Andrea Correale, Founder of Elegant Affairs. Correale has created these delicious spring cocktails to keep your spirits flowing from spring into summer and these yummy fruit-filled recipes are super easy to DIY at home.  Since we are finally getting some quality seasonal fruit here in N.Y., play around and experiment with some of your favorite fruit to put your own personal spin on these cocktails. And hey, it’s fruit so its basically like vitamins in a glass.  So toast it up to a short work week!


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1 Bottle Lillette Rosé Wine

  • 3 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 5 oz. club soda
  • 2 oz. Fresh Raspberries
  • 1 Sprig Mint
  • Edible Flower Petals for Garnish

Directions:  Pour each of the above into a tall bar glass.  Shake with ice, pour into a cocktail or martini glass, and serve.



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  • 1c Organic Watermelon Cubes
  • 10 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 Lime (juiced)
  • 2T Organic Sugar
  • 2oz White Rum
  • Ice

Directions:  In your cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves and sugar until leaves are broken up into very small pieces. Add in limejuice and watermelon and muddle some more to break up the watermelon. Fill shaker up with ice and add rum or vodka.

Shake your mojito and pour into a glass. Garnish with watermelon slice and fresh mint sprig.

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