El Draque

[Photo: Christine Tsai]

Muddled fresh ginger makes this wine-based mojito variation eye-openingly spicy. Add the mint after muddling so that it doesn't disintegrate.

Recipe from Damon Gravina of Ardesia.

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El Draque

About This Recipe

Special equipment:cocktail shaker, muddler


  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 6 to 8 mint leaves
  • Ice
  • 5 ounces dry white wine


  1. 1

    Muddle ginger and sugar in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add mint, ice, and white wine, shake well. Pour into rocks glass unstrained.

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