You may be wondering why we’re writing about a drink so tame and commonplace. After all, most people have tasted a weinschorle in their life. No, we’re not talking about the kind of concoction you get when you’re on a blind date and your date is a wine drinker. Rather, we’re referring to the popular German beverage known as a weinschorle, which is a mix of wine with sparkling water, usually combined with a slice of lemon. And, while we’re at it, we’d like to add that we are not German, nor do we claim to speak German.

Weinschorle is a traditional drink of Germany. The recipe calls for a mix of white wine and rosemary, but the exact proportions vary from place to place. The drink is served as a creamy, cooling drink and it can be served at room temperature or chilled. Traditionally, it is served at the end of a meal, as the last thing to eat. But today, the drink is often enjoyed as a refreshing palate cleanser.

You’ve spent a long day in the sun, so it’s time to reward yourself with a refreshing glass of wine. But, what is the typical “German wine spritzer”? Although the exact definition is often disputed, it involves a drinking vessel, usually a glass, that is filled with wine and then swished under the nose. This slight motion “trick” is said to cool the wine and refresh the palate.

You Must Try A Weinschorle For A White Wine Twist!

Looking for a light and refreshing drink with a hint of spiciness? You should try a German wine spritzer, often known as a Weinschorle.

This simple wine spritzer, made with just two components – white wine and water that has been carbonated – is a popular cocktail in Germany.

weinschorle german wine spritzer on wooden cutting boardA ready-to-drink German Weinschorle!

If there’s one thing you should know about Germans, it’s that they like to put carbonated water in everything.

This useful take on water may be found in a variety of beverages, from Apfelschorle to various fruit Schorlen. Weinschorle is no exception!

Lisa has been a long-time fan of Weinschorlen. It’s a great way to enjoy a glass of wine while also getting some water in your system – particularly on a hot summer day.

When Eric met Lisa’s mother, he was introduced to wine spritzers. The sparkling water is always ready to be mixed when we come over for supper!

1629406709_565_Weinschorle-German-Wine-SpritzerYou may make a Weinschorle in whatever proportion you desire!

The beauty of a Weinschorle is that it may be customized in any way you choose.

Not only may you use whatever white wine you choose as the foundation, but you can also use any water-to-wine ratio you like.

You may even add any amount of carbonated water you want if you have a machine like a SodaStream at home!

We prefer our sparkling water very effervescent and half-and-half with our wine, but you may play around with various combinations!


  • dry white wine (or semi-dry depending on personal preference)
  • carbonated water


  1. In a wine glass, pour white wine. Add the same quantity of carbonated water after that.


  • If you want it to be stronger, combine the wine and water in a 2:1 ratio.
  • If you want it to be a little weaker, use a 1:2 wine-to-water ratio.
Information about nutrition:

1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 Serving Size: 1 121 calories 0g total fat 0g Saturated Fat 0g trans fat 0g of unsaturated fat 0 mg cholesterol 17 milligrams sodium 4 g carbohydrate 0g fiber 1 gram of sugar 0g protein

An online nutrition calculator was used to determine this nutritional information. It should only be used as a guideline and not as a substitute for expert dietary guidance. Depending on the particular components used, the exact values may vary.

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I remember my grandparents always drinking wine with a dash of cola. It was some kind of Southern US delicacy that I only got to try once during my childhood when we visited them in Florida. It was a bit sweet and awesome! I then came to know about Weinschorle, the German Wine Spritzer, which is made by mixing wine with cola, so I decided to make my own version. What I love about this drink is that you get the full flavor of wine without the hangover and the sugar.. Read more about weinschorle english and let us know what you think.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Apfelschorle have alcohol?

No, Apfelschorle does not have alcohol.

What is apple schorle?

Apple sauce is a condiment made from apples.

What is a wine spritzer made of?

A wine spritzer is a cocktail made of wine and sparkling water.