Though wine is usually seen as a drink in itself, variations of the alcohol turn up all over the cocktail map, with the dry vermouth in a martini being one of the greatest examples of a cocktail using wine in a lesser noticed way.
This Valentine's Day, make a splash with your wine and concoct a dazzling cocktail that showcases it for all its worth. We're going with reds and roses to keep with the holiday color theme.
Read on for our top five wine cocktails, and be sure to let us know your favorites below!
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