Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

California Wine Cobbler

2 table-spoon sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What it is:  Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.

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1 orange

Ingredient: orange

What it is:  Fruit
Fruit of Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.

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2 jigger wine

Ingredient: wine

Also Known As:  Red wine What it is:  Wine

Alcoholic beverage typically made of fermented grape juice. Different varieties of grapes and strains of yeasts are used depending on the type of wine being produced. Typically red wine when only the generic "wine" is used.

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Dissolve two tablespoonfuls fine sugar with a little water in a mixing-glass. Add the juice of one orange, two jiggers California wine; fill the glass three-fourths with fine ice, shake well. Serve in a long thin glass with straws. Ornament with fruit in season.