How to Make Your Own Bellini Bar

Who says bellinis are only enjoyed in Italia? While bellinis originated in Italy, they have become vastly popular around the world! The best thing about a classic bellini is that it is delicious and refreshing, and it only takes a few ingredients to make. Whether you’re having an outdoor bridal shower, wedding reception or even just a Sunday brunch, a bellini bar is the perfect addition to any occasion. has put together the ultimate guide to creating a homemade bellini bar, including the essential ingredients needed, unique recipes, styling tips and a sugaring station for those of you with a sweet tooth! Get excited and create this unique and glam homemade bellini bar! Continue reading

Favorite Fall Cocktails and Mocktails | The Newport Bride

10 Favorite Fall Cocktails and Mocktails

It’s September 1st! With the end of summer just around the corner, we’re officially shifting our gaze to fall. Time to break out the apple cider, cranberry cocktails, and all the goodness that comes with fall. Whether you’re looking for a few tasty ideas for a signature wedding cocktail, or just a delicious mocktail to bring home to the family, these 10 tasty drinks will have you in the mood for fall.

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21 Winter Cocktails | The Newport Bride

21 Sweet and Savory Winter Cocktails

There’s nothing better than sitting by the fire with a cozy blanket and a good drink; coffee, coco, or otherwise. These are 21 of our favorite winter cocktails. Seems like a perfect to-do list for a weekend get together. That campfire delight is tops on the list.

Kahula Hot Chocolate – Damn Delicious

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Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria – The Kitchn


Winter Cranberry Martini – Swooned Magazine

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Spiced Irish Coffee – Spiced Train

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Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate – Minimalist Baker


Campfire Delight – Weddings & Honeymoons


Cranberry Bourbon Fizz – Style Me Pretty

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Sugar and Spice White Russian – Waiting on Martha


Persimmon Spice Punch – My Diary of Us

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Spiced Spiked Eggnog – The Flair Exchange


Apple Mint Sangria – The Kitchy Kitchen


Mulled Wine – Waiting on Martha

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Apple Pie Sgroppino Cocktail – Style Me Pretty

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Coconut Milk with Honey, Hazelnuts, and Bourbon – The Gouda Life 


Sex on a Snowbank – Nellie Bellie


Cranberry Ginger Sparkling Rum Cider – Katie in the Kitchen


Grapefruit Rosemary Mule – Domesticate Me

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Cranberry Mojito – Nutmeg Nanny

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White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Martini – Will Cook for Friends


Hot Buttered Rum – Epicurious

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Pomegranate Martini – Good Housekeeping

Pomegranate Mojito


13 Classic Cocktails

One of the joys of going to a wedding (apart from witnessing the marriage of course) is the chance of an open bar. If you are so generous, here are a few cocktails to make sure your bartender knows how to make. You can’t go wrong with the classics! If you’re feeling creative, give them cutsey names that tie back to the wedding. If your name is Brittney call your Martini a Brit-tini. If your name is Jen, call it a Jen and tonic.

The Gimlet – From Creative Culinary

The Cosmopolitan – The Framed Table 

Old Fashioned – Gimme some Oven

Gin and Fizz – Inspired taste

Manhattan – Honestly Yum

Dark and Stormy -Movita Beaucoup

Martini –Creative Cullinary

Moscow Mule – Recipie

Sidecar – Recipie

Whisky Sour – Jelly Toast Blog

Classic Mojito – Chef Savvy

Peach Bellini – Laylita

Mint Julep – Camielle Styles

Sugar and Spice, and Pumpkin and Apple

Fall is for pumpkin pie and apple cider. Cocktail hour is no different. These festively themed drinks are all about the fall flavors. A drink with spiced cider you say? Consider it served.

Honey Bourbon Apple Cider by Hello Natural

Hot Buttered Rum by Epicurious

Cranberry Cinnamon Cocktail Rum by Horrible Housewife

Pumpkin Pie in a Glass by Kitchen Meets Girl

Bourbon Maple Apple Cider by Freutcake

Holiday Mule by Home Sweet Jones

Apple Cider Mimosa by The Cookie Rookie

Cranberry Gimlet by Food Fanatic

Boozy Maple Orchard by The Fitchen

Spiced Pumpkin Eggnog by Produce on Parade

For more cocktail hour favorites, check out our Cocktail Hour board on Pinterest!

15 Summer Cocktails

Summer cocktails are all about the fresh fruity flavors. Cocktail hour is all about the drinks. Seems like we have a match!

These 15 drinks have our favorite fruity flavors of the summer. Whether you like pink or pineapple, we have a drink for you. Take your pick!

Pear and Ginger Sage by Dishing Up the Dirt

Malibu Sunset by Averie Cooks

Lemon Drop Fizz by Crazy for Crust

Peach Lemonade Martini by Fresh Family Cooking

Kiwi Bluberry Mojito from Laylita.

Blushing Whiskey Sour Recipe from Kleinworth & Co.

Strawberry Vodka Lemonade by Heather Christo

Cantaloupe Cocktail from Probably This.

Cranberry and Star Anise Champagne by Dishing Up the Dirt

Lemongrass Gin and Tonic by Salt & Wind

Watermelon Prosecco Mint by 17 Apart.

Limoncello Thyme Gin by Your Southern Peach

Strawberry Pomegranate Sangria by Sally’s Baking Addiction

Frozen Pineapple Margarita by Sweet and Savory by Shinee

Blackberry Basil Shrub by Taste Love and Nouris