Remember how popular wine spritzers were in the '80s and '90s? Well, they deserve a comeback and they aren't lame anymore. These wine spritzers are creative, using fruits, herbs and flavorings that really create a perfect cocktail for summer. They're great for serving a crowd of guests, because you can make a large batch, almost like a sangria, and let everyone serve themselves or just let everyone make their individual drinks. The recipes we've culled from around the web include spritzers flavored with cucumber, cantaloupe, strawberry and more.

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  • Red Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Red Wine Spritzer recipe from Food Network</a></strong> Dark berries, like raspberries and blackberries, pair extremely well with red wine in this wine spritzer.

  • Kirsch-Wine Cocktail

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Kirsch-Wine Cocktail recipe from</a></strong> If you love cherries, you'll love this spritzer, which features cherry brandy and cherry soda with white wine. Garnish with dried cherries.

  • Lemon Wine Spritzers

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Lemon Wine Spritzers recipe from Food Network</a></strong> A bit of gin gives these white wine spritzers a kick. Lemon brightens the flavor of the wine.

  • Strawberry Lemonade Spritzers

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Strawberry Lemonade Spritzers recipe from Iowa Girl Eats</a></strong> Strawberry simple syrup, lemon juice and Moscato wine combine to create this grown-up lemonade. It's great on a hot summer's day.

  • Cucumber And Elderflower Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Cucumber and Elderflower Wine Spritzer recipe from Eat Drink Play London</a></strong> Elderflower and mint bring out the cucumber flavor in this white wine spritzer. It's fragrant and refreshing.

  • Lemongrass And Blood Orange Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Lemongrass and Blood Orange Wine Spritzer recipe from Kitchen Confidante</a></strong> Lemongrass lends a unique herbal and lemony flavor to this spritzer. It's made into a syrup that's mixed with blood orange juice, Chardonnay and seltzer. Use grapefruit when blood oranges aren't available.

  • Melon Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Melon Wine Spritzer recipe from Rachel's Digestif</a></strong> Cantaloupe, white wine and mint get paired in this refreshing wine spritzer.

  • Tinto De Verano

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Tinto De Verano recipe from Leite's Culinaria</a></strong> Tinto de verano translates to "red wine of summer." This Spanish spritzer is simple and clean -- just red wine and lemon-lime soda. Use a good Spanish wine to keep it classic.

  • Pomegranate And Lime White Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Pomegranate and Lime White Wine Spritzer recipe from Nutmeg Nanny</a></strong> Pomegranate and lime adds a nice tartness to this white wine spritzer. If you like, muddle the fruit to extract more flavor.

  • Raspberry White Wine Spritzer

    <strong>Get the <a href="" target="_hplink">Raspberry White Wine Spritzer recipe from Sound Eats</a></strong> Fresh raspberries and raspberry soda lend a pretty pink color in this white wine spritzer, not to mention the flavor and aroma.

  • Watermelon Wine Spritzers

    In this video, Stephanie Simek shows you how to “spruce up your spritzers” at your next cocktail party. From your swanky soiree to your backyard barbecue, watermelon wine spritzers are just one example of the versatility of watermelon in sophisticated adult beverages.