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Three types of sweet wine are frozen, blended with simple syrup, and layered to create a drink that's every bit as delicious as it is beautiful! #slush #slushy #slushie #wine #ombre #valentinesday #frozendrink #mothersday #cocktail #icy
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5 from 6 votes

Ombre Sweet Wine Slush

Three types of sweet wines are blended with simple syrup and layered together in a fun ombre pattern
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drink, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slush recipe, wine recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 115kcal
Author: The Chunky Chef


  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sweet red wine
  • 1 (750 ml) pink moscato wine
  • 1 (750 ml) riesling or moscato wine
  • 1 cup simple syrup (homemade or store-bought) divided
  • 3/4 tsp xanthan gum divided


  • Pour red wine into 2 clean ice cube trays. Pour pink wine into 2 other ice cube trays. Pour white wine into 2 more ice cube trays. Place all trays in freezer and freeze several hours, or until frozen.
  • Add white wine cubes to blender, along with 1/3 cup simple syrup and 1/4 tps xanthan gum. Process until blended to slushy consistently. Scoop into a bowl.
  • Repeat with pink wine cubes (plus 1/3 cup simple syrup and 1/4 tps xanthan gum), and scoop into another bowl. Repeat last time with the red wine cubes (plus 1/3 cup simple syrup and 1/4 tps xanthan gum) and scoop into one more bowl.
  • Spoon red slush into the bottom third of serving glasses. Spoon pink slush into the second third of the serving glasses. Top with white wine slush.
  • If desired, garnish glasses with fresh raspberries and fresh mint.



In a small saucepan, mix 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1 cup of water and heat over MED heat until sugar has dissolved.  Bring to a boil and boil for several minutes, then remove from heat and cool completely.
When blending wine cubes, use 1/3 of the cooled simple syrup in each of the white, pink, and red layers.
As written, this wine slush is mildly sweet.  If you prefer a sweeter drink, add as much simple syrup as you want.


This is a pretty thick slush, but if you prefer a thinner drink, you can add some white grape juice to each blend to thin it out to your desired texture.


If you'd rather not use xanthan gum, feel free to omit it.


Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 2mg