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8 Jan

Take Your Taste Buds on a Trip to Sicily!

There’s no denying it 99% of the population love summer! That is definitely a real stat that we didn’t make up 😉 And nothing screams summer like BBQ’s with your mates, swimming in $30 Kmart kiddie pool and a drool-worthy summer cocktail. However I have a little secret, as much as I love a Mojito or Cosmo (or anything fruity and alcoholic), there’s a certain little joy when you find a new summer cocktail that’s easy to mix up and makes you look like a bartender god. That’s how I felt when I discovered the ‘Fresh Sicilian’ cocktail!

This fruity little number has certain elements of a mojito but with a citrus twist using Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur. Turns out Solerno is the only blood orange liqueur (in the world) that uses the fruit from hand-picked Sicilian blood orange trees #justalittlefancy Plus it tastes pretty darn fresh in a cocktail.

So #TreatYoTastebuds and enjoy an Sicilian summer all year round! You can thank us later, when you are 3 cocktails deep.

Fresh Sicilian Summer Cocktail Recipe



  • 60ml Solerno Blood Orange Liquer
  • 20ml Freshly Squeezled Lime Juice
  • 6 Mint Leaves
  • Soda Water


  1. Add Solerno, lime juice and mint leaves to an ice filled highball glass.
  2.  Top with soda water
  3. Garnish with a mint sprig and orange wheel

Voila! New not-so-secret summer cocktail recipe. I taste tested this nectar of the gods with @missviewfinder and as you can see below she’s freakin’ excited by this delish tipple #CocktailSlay


You can pick up a bottle of Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur to whip up your own summer cocktail from Dan Murphy’s, Vintage Cellars and First Choice Liquor. It will set you back around $59 but that investment will bring you numerous cocktails (that don’t need additional alcoholic ingredients) and moments of pure joy 🍊

Love a good easy summer cocktail recipe? Then you need to check out our Frosé Cocktail Recipe stat!

Plus, we hook you up with award winning wines for under $15. Perfect for maximising your budget for summer outings!

Or, our personal fave- read about a day spa where you can bathe in wine!


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Em Pryor

Em is a digital ninja that has a compulsive sweet tooth which she tries to fill in the form of Espresso Martini’s. She loves travel, writing, taking photos and also has an unhealthy obsession with the colour aqua. Don’t let her girly exterior fool you, as a qualified dive master Em enjoys the outdoors and isn’t afraid of getting cosy with a shark or two!

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