This refreshing Watermelon Kiwi Cocktail made with fresh fruit and white wine is the perfect drink to sip on during the long days of Summer! This refreshing wine cocktail (use still or sparkling) is not only a great party drink but also a great beverage choice to make for yourself. With just three ingredients needed for this cocktail, it’s ready in mere moments!
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Watermelon Kiwi Cocktail
The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required as well as understand the steps and timings involved.
I’m all about watermelon beverages at the moment, and here is another one to add to the mix!
This watermelon kiwi cocktail is made with, you guessed it, watermelon and kiwi fruit, and the alcoholic element is white wine. And that is IT.
So fast, so simple, so good!
Use your favorite white wine in this cocktail, be it sweet, medium, dry, or even sparkling.
Make a glassful for yourself to enjoy out in the sunshine, or if you’re throwing a summer party, make a pitcher full to serve guests quickly and easily.
More Wine Cocktails To Make
Want to make more cocktails? I think you’re going to love these ones:
- Watermelon Moscato Slushie Cocktail – Perfect for Sunny Summer Days!
- A Delicious Prosecco Cocktail with Blackberry, Elderflower & Basil
- Watermelon Lime Spritzer
Watermelon Kiwi Cocktail Variations
I like to try and give variations on the cocktails shared on The Purple Pumpkin Blog, and especially turning the cocktail into a mocktail so that non-drinkers (and kids if suitable) can enjoy the drink too!
Watermelon Kiwi Mocktail (non-alcoholic)
So that non-drinkers can enjoy this drink, it’s really simple – leave out the wine and replace it with white grape juice – still or sparkling. Apple juice would also work.
Frozen Watermelon Kiwi Slush
Want to turn this cocktail into a frozen slushie? Easy! Put all the ingredients in a blender with a generous amount of crushed ice – then blend till smooth. Serve with a straw, and watch out for brain freeze! You could do the same with the mocktail version too.
Watermelon Kiwi Wine Party Punch
Want to make this wine cocktail for a crowd? It’s so easy! Just multiply the ingredients for the amount of people you want to serve. The recipe card makes one drink.
Make sure you add plenty of ice to your serving receptacle of choice to keep the cocktail chilled and add peeled slices of kiwi in there too.
You could also skewer little chunks of watermelon and kiwi onto cocktail picks for guests to garnish their glasses.
Speaking of which, place cocktail glasses in the serving area along with an filled ice bucket.
This cocktail recipe is intended for adults of the legal drinking age in your country of residence. Please drink responsibly. Do not drink and drive.
How Do I Make a Watermelon Kiwi Cocktail with Wine?
Just check out the recipe card below with full ingredients and instructions. You can print the card out too (don’t worry, any pics don’t print to save your ink!).
- 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
- 1/3 cup watermelon, deseeded
- Ice cubes
- 4 oz / 115ml white wine (still or sparkling)
- Place the watermelon and half of the kiwi into a small bowl and muddle well with a muddling tool or with the end of a small rolling pin.
- Transfer to a glass filled with ice cubes.
- Top up with white wine.
- Add slices of kiwi to the inside of the glass and add another slice as a garnish on the rim.
Make It A Meal!
The beverage is covered, but what about other dishes to make this recipe into a full meal? Here are my suggestions!
- Appetizer: Authentic Greek-Cypriot Avgolemono – Egg Lemon Soup
- Main Dish: One-Pan Vegetable & Lemon Pork Traybake
- Side Dish: Cypriot Village Salad
- Dessert: Quick & Easy Berry & Lemon Cheesecake Cookies
There are 500+ Recipes on The Purple Pumpkin Blog for you to enjoy! Please feel free to check them out too.