Cocktails and Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving!


If you’re looking for a boozy drink to take you through Thanksgiving and the rest of the Holiday season, try one of the below cocktails from Milagro Tequila ( Whether you prefer a creamy spiked Hot Chocolate, a classic Hot Toddy, Milagro’s savory Café ala Mexicana or Carpe Dia Punch– these cocktail and wine pairings are certain to take you through the Holiday season!



1.5 parts Milagro Añejo
1 part Agave Nectar
4 each Cloves
1 each Cinnamon Stick
1 each Whole Anise Star
4 parts boiling water
1 each Lemon Wheel

Method: Combine agave nectar, spice and tequila in a heat-resistent snifter or mug. Add the boiling water. Squeeze the lemon, drop it in, and stir until agave nectar has melted.



2 parts Milagro Añejo Tequila
1 part Oloroso Sherry
0.5 part Drambuie

Garnish: Lemon peel & sage leaf
Glass: Coupe


(Añejo Lime Blackberry Ginger Carpe Dia Punch)


2 parts Milagro Añejo Tequila
1 part Lime Juice
0.75 part Blackberry Syrup
1 each Sage Leaf
1 part Hibiscus Tea
1 part Ginger Beer

Garnish: Blackberries & Sage
Glass: Punch bowl

Method: Build all ingredients except ginger beer in a punch bowl over a block of ice. Top with ginger beer right before stirring immediately.




1.5 part Milagro Añejo
0.75 part Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur
4 parts Fresh Brewed Coffee
1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
1 part Heavy Cream

Garnish: Two Coffee Beans
Glass: Clear Mug

Method: Build in a clear mug or other drink vessel suitable for hot beverages. Top with whipped cream and chili flakes.



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1.5 parts Milagro Añejo
Abuelita Chocolate Tablets//Your Favorite Hot Chocolate Powder
3 parts Heavy Cream
1 pinch Grated Chili Chocolate Bar

Glass: Clear Mug

Method: Build in a clear mug or other drink vessel suitable for hot beverages. Top with whipped cream and chili chocolate shavings.



Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay, 2013 (SRP: $60.00)

wine pairings

Tasting notes: 2013 Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay is a powerful wine that opens with fresh melon and fig notes and is layered with allspice, cinnamon, and caramel aromas.

Pairing: With delicious creamy oak and nutty savory notes, this chardonnay pairs perfectly with grilled vegetables or soft cheeses – works nicely with candied yams or stuffing as well!


Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir (SRP: $38.99)

wine pairings

Tasting notes: This Pinot Noir from New Zealand has a subtle palate with transparent flavors of red fruit and earthy textures, which leads to a balanced and intriguing finish.

Pairings: This wine pairs perfectly with classic earthy Thanksgiving side dishes such as mushrooms or stuffing.




Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec, 2013 (SRP: $19.99)

wine pairings

Tasting notes: The wine boasts intense fruit notes of blackberry, cherry and plum.

Pairings: Terrazas Malbec is best enjoyed with delicious cranberry topped turkey, potatoes, beets or other root vegetables.




Cloudy Bay Late Harvest Riesling 2008 (SRP: $24.99)

wine pairings

Tasting notes: The palate has a luscious sweet entry with layers of apricot, honeycomb, and quince. Bright natural acid balances the rich palate and contributes to its refreshing finish. Great aromatic length.

Pairings: Rieslings are extraordinarily versatile with desserts and can be paired with light and buttery pastries, creamed based dessert or apple tarts and pies.




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