Wine-A-Rita – Delicious Margarita Cocktail With A Twist

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(Last Updated On: March 9, 2021)

This Margarita Cocktail is a delicious twist on the traditional margarita. Less calories, all the flavors you love, with a fun twist of wine. Make yourself a Wine-A-Rita today…it’s 5 o’clock somewhere!

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Delicious Margarita Cocktail With A Twist

Is there ever a bad time for a margarita?  Not that I can think of 🙂  But, your traditional margaritas are loaded with calories, so I will admit that I typically avoid them.  So, with Cinco de Mayo right around the corner and with my love for making wine cocktails, I decided to make my very own Winearita.  This Margarita Cocktail has lots of flavor, a tad less tequila (so you can have more than one without…well, you know the song..1 tequila, 2 tequila, 3 tequila…floor), and less calories than your traditional margarita mix.

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As you can tell by the name, I added wine to my margarita cocktail, I used CK Mondavi and Family Sauvignon Blanc because it’s refreshing citrus notes would pair perfectly with the orange and lime juices and… I had a bottle open after making my white wine vinaigrette 😉

Okay, let’s get this drink made…here is my WineARita Recipe, be sure to Print It and Pin It so that you can make it again and again.

Wine-a-Rita Cocktail

Wine A Rita Cocktail

This Margarita Cocktail is a tad different than your traditional has wine in it! Making it a light, yet delicious wine cocktail with a fun margarita twist. Make yourself a WineARita today, cheers!
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Course: Cocktail
Keyword: alcohol, cocktails, margarita, vodka, wine, wine cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 157kcal
Author: Tracy


  • 1 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. Sauvignon Blanc - I used CK Mondavi and Family
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 2 - 3 oz. ginger beer cold
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Ice cubes
  • Salt for rim if desired


  • Combine the tequila, wine, lime juice, orange juice and a few ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds. *If you don't have a cocktail shaker, pour the mixture from one glass to another.
  • Pour into glass over ice. *Salt rim first if desired
  • Top off with the ginger beer.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 57mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
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I hope you enjoy this Wine A Rita Cocktail as much as I do!

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4 thoughts on “Wine-A-Rita – Delicious Margarita Cocktail With A Twist

  1. This looks like a fun twist on a margarita! A great idea for adult drinks at upcoming Cinco de Mayo parties. Thanks for linking up with us a the #HomeMattersParty this week!

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