The air feels a little crisper. And the comfort of pulling on a flannel gets us in the mood for all things fall. There’s no better way to snuggle into the falliday season than with cocktails featuring warming flavors that feel like a stroll through the woods in autumn. Think apples, cinnamon, cloves, and honey. We’ve gathered four favorites that give us all those cozy vibes. Bring on the sweater weather!

Apple Cider Mimosa

Put a fall spin on a classic cocktail that’s easy and elegant for autumn parties, Halloween parties, and Thanksgiving. It’s easy to set up a DIY Mimosa Bar with just few simple ingredients.

Makes 6 cocktails

Fill each champagne flute with about 1/3 cup of apple cider. Then top off each on with sparkling wine. You can play around with proportions for just the right balance. Then add apple slices and a cinnamon stick to each flute. TIP: To keep apples from browning, soak them in 1 tablespoon of honey per cup of room-temperature water for five minutes.

Mulled Red Wine

Nothing is better on a chilly fall evening than a warm mug of mulled wine. Sweet, spiced, and fruity, it’s perfect for toasting around a fall campfire or living room hearth. When it comes to choosing the right wine for mulled wine, you can't go wrong with any smooth, fruity red wine with lower tannis that won't compete against the fruit and spices you're adding.

Makes 4-6 cocktails

  • 1 bottle of red wine (Try Ilo Red Blend. )
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 1 orange, sliced (Peel off the rinds for less-bitterness.)
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 2-4 tsp of honey or simple syrup to sweeten

Stir together wine, brandy, orange slices, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, and 2 tablespoons sweetener to a large saucepan. Warm on medium-high heat until it’s just barely simmering. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the flavors stew for up to 3 hours. (You can warm the mulled wine a little before serving.)

Strain out the orange slices, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and star anise. Taste it and mix in extra sweetener if needed. Serve your mulled wine warm with extra cinnamon sticks, star anise, and slices of oranges, lemons, and/or limes as garnishes.

White Wine Fig Spritz

Who says a spritz is just for the summer? Add fall-ripening fruits like apples, figs, or pears to a refreshing moscato, and with a hint of cinnamon, you have the makings of autumn in a glass.

Makes 4 cocktails

  • 1 bottle of white sparkling wine. (Try Ilo Moscato.)
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 orange, sliced (Peel off the rids for less-bitterness.)
  • 1 red apple, sliced
  • 5 figs, sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks plus more for garnish

Add all of the ingredients into a pitcher and let steep for 4 hours or overnight in the fridge. Serve it over ice.

Non-Alcoholic Fall Rosé Sangria

Non-alcoholic cocktails are hot for fall and offers a beverage everyone can enjoy. The citrus and lemon balance beautifully the herbaceous Töst Rosé Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Beverage. Adding ice is a must to make this a refreshing fall beverage everyone will love.

Makes 7 mocktails

  • 1 bottle of Töst Rosé Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Beverage
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup simple syrup
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 apple, sliced

Add all of the ingredients into a pitcher and serve it over ice.

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