Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipes for Romantic Sips in Westchester

Two sweet holiday cocktails for you and your sweetheart.

Which of these Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes will you try? Adobe Stock/ Katarina

Treat your one-and-only to delicious craft cocktails almost as sweet as they are, courtesy of the mix masters at Zachys Wine & Liquor in Scarsdale.

Ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Westchester County? If you’d prefer to skip the meal out and plan a romantic evening for you and your sweetie at home, we totally get it. That’s why we want to help you start your evening off right with a delicious craft cocktail to set the mood. Go for the Love Nectar recipe if you’re feeling the fruity flavors, or stick with Cupid’s Potion if you want a classic Valentine’s Day drink. Either way, let’s cheers to love!

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Love Nectar


2 oz Casamigos Tequila Blanco (or substitute tequila)
10 Concord grapes
1 oz Apple cider
½ oz Agave nectar
½ oz Lemon juice
1 red apple, sliced thinly

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Place grapes into the base of a cocktail shaker and crush with a muddler. Add remaining ingredients in to a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake hard and strain over ice into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a fan of sliced red apples.

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Cupid’s Potion


2 oz Casamigos Tequila Blanco (or substitute tequila)
¼ oz Pomegranate molasses
¼ oz Simple syrup
½ oz Lemon juice
¼ oz Egg white


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Add all ingredients to an empty cocktail shaker, shake to combine ingredient and emulsify egg white. Add cubed ice to the shaker and shake hard, strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a rosebud or a pomegranate.

If these cocktails serve as your happy hour beverage with dinner to follow, head to our Valentine’s Day Dining Guide for Westchester County.

Casamigos and other brands of tequila are available at Zachys Wine & Liquor.