Destination Hotels is ‘Putting on the Spritz’ for the Summer Months

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With Instagram as its witness, the new summer cocktail of choice has been and continues to be the Spritz and Destination Hotels is pleased to share its unique take on the best summer spritzes from properties coast to coast. These cold, crisp drinks are the best way to feel refreshed in the summer heat, and even becoming Chelsea Handler’s new go-to cocktail (move over, Vodka Soda!).



Paradise Point Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel (San Diego, CA)
Summer’s Rose Spritz

Paradise Point Resort & Spa, Summer’s Rose Spritz

3oz Sparkling Rosé
1oz Honey Lavender syrup
½ oz. lemon juice
1 splash of club soda
2 dashes of orange bitters

Start with an ice-filled wine glass
Pour in 3oz chilled sparking rosé, 1 oz honey lavender syrup, ½ oz lemon juice
Top with 1 splash of club soda and 2 dashes of orange bitters
Stir and garnish with lemon peel


Quirk Hotel, A Destination Hotel (Richmond, VA):
Ms. Crenshaw

Quirk Hotel, Ms. Crenshaw

0.75 fl oz Aperol
.25 fl oz Elder
4.00 fl oz Prosecco

Halfway fill wine glass with ice
Build all ingredients in a shaker
Stir and pour over ice
Garnish with orange twist


Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
Sunwashed Horizon

Terranea Resort, Sunwashed Horizon

1 oz Limoncello
.5 oz Giffard Madagascar Vanilla liqueur
.5 oz Passionfruit puree
.5 oz agave nectar
Top with 3 oz Sparkling wine and 1 oz club soda
Red Grape skewer



Terranea Resort, Tranquility

1.5 oz Cedilla Acai
1 oz Orange Juice
6 muddled Blueberries
Top with Prosecco
Orange slice & 3 Blueberries


Cliff House Maine (Cape Neddick, ME)
Aperol Spritz

Cliff House, Aperol Spritz

1 oz Aperol
.5 oz Combier Pamplemousse rose
.25 oz fresh grapefruit juice
3 oz sparkling wine

Combine and shake first three ingredients
Pour into a wine glass
Garnish with orange and grapefruit


Stowe Mountain Lodge, A Destination Hotel (Stowe, VT)
Hibiscus Royale, a signature cocktails from the “Garden to Glass” menu

Stowe Mountain Lodge, Hibiscus Royale

.5 Hibiscus syrup with rose water
4 oz. Prosecco
3 Mint Leaves
2 dash orange bitters

Muddle mint leaves and hibiscus syrup in a wine glass
Add ice, prosecco and orange bitters to build in glass
Top with edible flower


Sunriver Resort, A Destination Hotel (Sunriver, OR)
Pomegranate Sparkler

Sunriver Resort, Pomegranate Sparkler

1 ¾ oz. Vodka
3 oz. Champagne or Sparkling Wine
1 oz. Pomegranate juice
Fresh thyme

Rim glass with sugar and fill with ice
Combine vodka and pomegranate juice
Top with Champagne or Sparkling wine
Garnish with fresh thyme


La Cantera Resort & Spa, A Destination Hotel (San Antonio, TX)

La Cantera Resort & Spa

.75 oz Grapefruit Stock
.75 oz Grapefruit/Lemon Oleo
1 oz Aperol
1 oz Moet Ice Rose
2 oz Topo Chico Sparkling Mineral Water- can substitute original, lemon or Grapefruit depending personal preference
Build in an old-fashioned glass, pack with small cubed ice, garnish with a citrus trio


Vail Residences at Hotel Talisa (Vail, CO)
The Hugo

Hotel Talisa, The Hugo

3 cl. of elderflower syrup
7 cl. of champagne
2 cl. of sparkling mineral water
Some leaves of mint
Slice of lime


Manor Vail Lodge, A Destination Hotel (Vail, CO)
Black & Blue Spritzer

Manor Vail Lodge, Black & Blue Spritzer

1 oz. infused Blackberry Blueberry Vodka
1 half freshly squeezed lemon
1 split Mionetto Prosecco
Blackberry Basil Garnish


Motif Seattle, A Destination Hotel (Seattle, WA)
The St. Germain Cocktail

Motif Seattle, The St. Germain Cocktail

1.5 ounces St. Germain
2 ounces sparkling water
2 ounces sparkling wine
Served over ice in a Collins glass with a lemon twist


The Embassy Row Hotel, A Destination Hotel (Washington, DC)
Underground Roses

The Embassy Row

8 ounces of Bombay
Ounce and half of Aperol
Ounce of Grapefruit Juice
Half ounce of Fennel Syrup
Orange and Grapefruit bitters (2 dashes of each)
1/4 oz of lime juice
Add ice and shake
A small bit of rose water, swirl in glass, put in mixture
Add ice and Pour into 16 oz. wine glass
Top with Chandon Rose Sparkling Wine



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