Written by: Tim Edison

Updated: July 13, 2023

25 Flavorful Wine Ice Cubes Ideas To Liven Up Your Party

25 Flavorful Wine Ice Cubes Ideas To Liven Up Your Party

Wine doesn’t pair with ice. Let's get that clear.

Any wine that must be served chilled should be done so without ice cubes in it.

However, wine ice cubes are a great way to create a cold, wine-based cocktail for hot summer days and nights.

They can transform a dull, unenjoyable wine into a fruity, cold cocktail.

'Winecubes' are awesome for parties where guests and pick and mix their favorite combinations. 

They're also a great way to store and use leftover wine.

Have a look at these 25 flavorful wine ice cubes ideas and get inspired!

25. Simple Wine Ice Cubes

Serving wine with ice cubes is a huge mistake, as ice will dilute and alter the taste of the drink.

However, serving wine with wine ice cubes is a whole different story.

Wine might need more time to freeze compared to water, yet transforming leftover wine into delicious cubes is easy. 

To make wine ice cubes, simply fill an ice cube tray with the wine of your choice and freeze it solid.

Use the wine cubes to cool down your glass of wine, to garnish cocktails or to cook your favorite recipes.

24. Melon And Bubbles

Making cubes of your favorite cocktail is great for many reasons.

You can use them as ice for the cocktail itself or to add flavor to a glass of crisp Prosecco or sweet Muscat.


  • 1 oz. blended melon
  • 2.7 oz. prosecco
  • Mint leaves


  • Mix all the ingredients and pour the cocktail into an ice cubes tray.
  • Froze until solid, for at least 6 hours.
  • Use the Melon and Bubbles cubes to add flavor to a glass of Prosecco or Champagne. These cubes pair well with dry white wine too.

23. Watermelon, Red Pepper And White Wine

Refreshing during summer months and making a difference throughout the winter, watermelon, red pepper, and white wine cubes pair well with a wide variety of punches and wine cocktails.


  • 3 medium-sized cubes of watermelon pulp
  • 2 oz. dry white wine
  • 4 slices of lime
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • Red pepper


  • Blend the watermelon pulp with the wine and the sugar.
  • Dice the slices of lime into pieces and shred the basil leaves.
  • Add both the lime and the basil to the mix and stir well.
  • Add the red pepper.
  • Pour the mix into an ice cubes tray and freeze until solid.
  • Use the cubes to add flavor to a glass of Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc.

22. Mango, Fresh Mint, And White Wine

Fresh mint is perfect for summer months while mango pairs perfectly with all seasons.

Add both ingredients to a flavorful white wine to make delicious wine cubes for all parties.


  • 2 oz. Muller Thurgau
  • 1 oz. soda water
  • 6 pieces of mango
  • 3 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar


  • Blend the mango and mix it with the wine.
  • Add the brown sugar, shredded mint leaves and the soda water to the mix. Stir well.
  • Pour the blend into an ice cubes tray and froze.
  • Use the wine cubes to flavor up your white wine punch or white wines.

21. Caipiriña With Blueberries And Red Wine

Caipiriña is one of the most famous and beloved cocktails around the world. 

Add a bit of originality to the recipe with these Caipiriña with blueberries and red wine ice cubes.


  • 2 oz. Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 4 oz. Cachaça
  • 12 blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • Lime juice


  • Crush 6 blueberries and mix them with the sugar.
  • Add the Cachaça, wine and lime juice.
  • Add one blueberry in each cube of an ice cube tray. Pour the cocktail over the blueberries and freeze.
  • Use these cocktail wine ice cubes instead of regular ice to spice up your Caipiriña.

20. Iced Bellini Cocktail

The Bellini cocktail is a classic. Bellini cocktail ice cubes can be used to flavor up a lot of drinks, either as they are or as shredded ice.


  • 2 oz. Prosecco or dry sparkling white wine
  • 2 peaches


  • Blend the peach pulp to obtain a pure.
  • Strain it into a clean container and add the wine. Stir vigorously.
  • Pour the cocktail into an ice cube tray and freeze. Use the cubes to chill your Bellini or shred them and use in other cocktail recipes.

19. Mimosa Cocktail Ice Cubes

Mimosa cocktail is usually served as an appetizer.

Made of dry sparkling white wine and orange juice, Mimosa is a crispier alternative to Bellini.


  • 2 oz. dry sparkling white wine
  • 2 oz. orange juice
  • Orange slices


  • Mix together the wine and the orange juice.
  • Dice the orange slices into small pieces and add a piece of pulp into each cube of an ice cubes tray. Pour the cocktail over the orange pieces and freeze.
  • These wine ice cubes are perfect to flavor up a spicy winter punch or even to chill a cup of wine bruleè.

18. White Sangria Ice Cubes

Sangria is a beautiful, fresh cocktail that is abundant in fresh fruit, spices, and dry, fruity wine.

White Sangria is the less common alternative to the popular red version. It's equally amazing and just involves a white wine instead of red.

It's the perfect summer cocktail, even more delicious when transformed into wine ice cubes.


  • 1 bottle of Prosecco
  • 1 melon
  • 2 large peaches
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 oz. vodka


  • Squeeze one lemon and one orange, then strain the juice to eliminate any seeds.
  • In a large bowl, pour the Prosecco, vodka, and the citrus juice. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved.
  • Add the spices to the mixture, cover with cling film and let it rest in the fridge.
  • Cut the melon and peaches into cubes or use a small ice cream scoop to make fruit balls. Slice the lemon and orange into thin slices. Take aside a few pieces of fruit to use later.
  • Add the fruit to the beverage, cover with cling film and let it sit in the fridge for at least 6 hours.
  • Add a piece of fruit to each cube of an ice cubes tray. Fill the tray with white sangria and freeze until solid. In the meantime, keep the rest of the sangria in the fridge.
  • When the white sangria ice cubes are solid, take them out of the freezer and shred them. Fill a wine tumbler with shredded wine ice cubes, then pour white sangria to fill the glass. Enjoy your refreshing cocktail!

17. Iced Sangria

Sangria is typically considered a fresh summer beverage. 

Nevertheless, thanks to its spicy aroma, it is perfect to serve during the cold season as well.

To take your sangria to the next level, serve it iced!


  • 1 bottle of dry, fruity, low tannin red wine
  • 500 ml soda water
  • 50 ml cognac
  • Fruits of your choice: peaches, melon, apples, citrus fruits, etc.
  • 1 vanilla stick
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar


  • Prepare the Sangria following the steps detailed in the recipe above.
  • Using an ice cubes tray, make Sangria ice cubes.
  • Serve the beverage together with Sangria ice cubes or use the ice to flavor up a glass of red wine.

16. Prosecco And Green Tea Ice Cubes

Who said that the afternoon tea has to be a formal event? 

Don’t let your friends forget your next afternoon tea party by serving the tea with these delicious Prosecco and green tea ice cubes.


  • 400 ml Prosecco
  • 20 ml elderflower syrup
  • 2 teaspoons of green tea leaves
  • 300 ml water
  • Fresh mint
  • Wild berries


  • Make a great green tea by heating the water to 140°F and infusing the tea leaves for two minutes sharp.
  • Strain the tea and leave it to cool down.
  • Add Prosecco and elderflower syrup to the tea. Stir well.
  • Add a piece of mint leaves and a couple of berries to each square of an ice cubes tray. Fill the tray with Prosecco tea and freeze.
  • Use the wine ice cubes to chill your green tea during a tea party, or as an addition to a wine Mojito cocktail.

15. Vino And Fig Iced Cocktail

Not many would pair figs and wine. nevertheless, this combination is flavorful and tasty.

 Surprise your guests by serving Vino and Fig cocktail ice cubes with their favorite glass of white wine.


  • 2 oz. Muller Thurgau
  • 1 oz. soda water
  • half of one fresh fig
  • 4 slices of lime
  • 3 leaves of mint


  • Reduce the fresh fig, lime and mint leaves to a pure.
  • Add the wine and soda water.
  • Stir well and pour everything into an ice cubes tray. Freeze until solid, for at least six hours.

14. Rosatello Spritz Ice Cubes

Spritz is a traditional Italian drink popular above all in the province of Venice.

Bubbly and crisp, this beverage is appreciated all over the world.

But if you’re planning to serve an Italian spritz with a twist, try out these Rosatello Spritz ice cubes.


  • 2 oz. sparkling rosé wine
  • 2 oz. bitter soda water


  • To make the beverage, simply mix the wine with the bitter soda water.
  • Pour the Rosatello spritz into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid. Voilà! Your Rosatello spritz ice cubes are ready to use!

13. Sprinkle Wine Ice Cubes

Add some sprinkles to your wine ice cubes to liven up your party.

Just put some sprinkles into each square of an ice cube tray and fill the tray with your favorite white or rosé wine.

Freeze it then use the wine ice cubes to chill out your boozy cocktails.

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12. Frozen Wine Margarita

Wine Margarita is simply delicious. Twist it up by transforming the cocktail into ice cubes to serve with your favorites types of wine.


  • 1 bottle of fruity red wine
  • 12 oz. margarita mix
  • 8 oz. tequila
  • 3 oz. triple sec
  • 2 oz. lime juice


  • Make some simple wine ice cubes using the bottle of red wine.
  • In a blender, add wine ice cubes, tequila, margarita mix, triple sec, and lime juice.
  • Blend everything until all ice is shredded and the drink has the desired consistency.
  • Pour it into margarita glasses and serve garnished with a lime slice and salt.

11. Jubal Early Punch Wine Cubes

A popular drink among the lovers of champagne, the Jubal Early punch is also perfect to use as wine ice cubes.

Use it to add flavor to a glass of brut prosecco or dry sparkling wine.


  • 1 bottle of champagne
  • 4 oz. dark rum
  • 4 oz. brandy
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  • Dissolve the sugar in the lemon juice and water.
  • Add the brandy and dark rum. Let it sit for at least a couple of hours.
  • Add the champagne to the mix, stir, and pour everything into an ice cubes tray. Freeze for at least six hours.

10. Champagne Mojito Cubes

If you love both champagne and mojito, then these wine ice cubes will be the perfect add-on to your favorite cocktail. Check them out!


  • 3 cups champagne
  • 2 cups rum
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup mint leaves


  • Make a mint syrup by bringing to a boil the water with sugar and mint leaves.
  • Let it cool then add the rum and champagne.
  • Pour everything into an ice cubes tray and freeze until solid. Use the cubes to flavor up your glass of mojito.

9. Prosecco And Scotch Julep Cubes

If Champagne is not to your taste, then Prosecco might be a better choice.

To flavor up your favorite cocktails, try out these Prosecco and Scotch Julep cubes.


  • 2 cups Prosecco
  • 1 cup Scotch
  • 1 cup mint syrup
  • Fresh mint leaves


  • Make the mint syrup using the procedure described above.
  • Blend the syrup with the scotch and Prosecco. Add shredded fresh mint leaves, stir well, and pour into an ice cubes tray.
  • Freeze until solid.

8. New York Sour Ice Cubes

These wine ice cubes will certainly make you dream of New York’s charm and glamour.

 Use them to flavor your favorite cocktail, a glass of brut wine or even your favorite bourbon.


  • ½ oz. Shiraz
  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup


  • Mix the syrup with the lemon juice and bourbon.
  • Add the wine and stir well.
  • Pour the cocktail into an ice cube tray and freeze for at least 12 hours.

7. Frozen Bold Chieftain

This cocktail is usually made with chilled Prosecco, but using it in the form of wine ice cubes will only add a touch of class to the whole thing!


  • Prosecco ice cubes
  • Prosecco
  • 1 shot bourbon
  • 1 shot triple sec
  • Orange grind


  • Shred the Prosecco ice cubes and fill a tumbler with the ice.
  • Pour the bourbon and triple sec over the Prosecco ice, then garnish with the orange grind. Top up with Prosecco if needed.

6. Frozen Wine Splash

Wine Splash is a simple yet sophisticated cocktail able to wow your family and friends.

To bring it to the next level, replace the normal ice with rosé wine ice cubes!



  • Fill a glass with rosé wine ice cubes.
  • Add the rosé wine, St. Germain, and grapefruit juice.
  • Stir vigorously and garnish with a basil leaf. Enjoy!

5. Rosé Wine Cocktail

Rosé wine is a largely misunderstood wine.

Less famous than its white or red counterparts, rosé is simply delicious and worth considering for your next party. 

To liven up the atmosphere, try out this rosé wine cocktail.


  • Rosé wine ice cubes
  • 4 oz. rosé wine
  • ¼ oz. lemon juice
  • ¼ oz. aperitivo
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. pineapple liqueur


  • Into a blender, combine all ingredients and give them a stir.
  • Add the wine ice cubes and blend until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Pour the cocktail into margarita glasses and enjoy!

4. Wine Slushy

A wine slushy is one of the easiest drinks to make. Just pick your favorite wine, freeze it, then transform it into a simply delicious beverage.

To make this drink, use your favorite wine to make simple wine ice cubes.

Pour the cubes into a blender and shred them until you reach the desired consistency.

 Pour the frozen wine into a tumbler and serve. It’s easy as pie!

3. San Francisco Sangaree  Cubes

If you are searching for the perfect way of chilling up your sangria, try out these San Francisco Sangaree ice cubes.


  • 2 oz. Merlot
  • 1 oz. bourbon
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup
  • Cherries
  • Lemon juice


  • Mix the wine with the bourbon, lemon juice, and syrup in a blender.
  • Put one cherry into each square of an ice cubes tray, then pour the cocktail over. Freeze for a few hours.
  • Use the wine ice cubes to add flavor to your freshly made sangria!

2. Frozen Cherry Jam

Cherry Jam is an unusual cocktail that will certainly make a difference at your event.

Use wine ice cubes instead of ice to enhance the flavor and surprise your guests.


  • Dry chardonnay wine ice cubes
  • 3 oz. dry chardonnay
  • 1/3 oz. vodka
  • 1/3 oz. lemon juice
  • Cherry Jam


  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until all ice is shredded and the desired consistency is achieved.
  • Pour into a flute and garnish with more cherry jam.

1. Moscatini Cubes

Muscat is the perfect dessert wine. T

o make your dessert taste even better, enhance the flavor of the wine with a few cubes of Moscatini cocktail. Simply delicious!


  • 1 oz. Muscat wine
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • Lemon zest


  • Combine the wine with the vodka and stir. Add the lemon zest.
  • Fill an ice cubes tray with the cocktail and freeze for a few hours.
  • Use the wine ice cubes to chill out your Moscato! Enjoy your wine!

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About the Author Tim Edison

Tim started Wine Turtle way back in 2015.
These days he contributes to Wine Turtle (and other renowned wine publications) while continuing his wine education.
Tim's wine of the month is the Coates & Seely Reserve Brut NV (from Hampshire, England).

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