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The Perfect Solar Eclipse Cocktail

As the cosmos align and create an amazing dance between the sun, moon, and earth, it’s time to prepare for a celestial celebration like no other. Introducing the Red Cat Dark Moon Dance, a tantalizing wine cocktail crafted to make your  solar eclipse viewing experience extra special.

Red Cat Dark Moon Dance



  1. Begin by partially filling a glass with ice, allowing it to chill as you prepare the rest of the cocktail.
  2. Add equal parts of Red Cat Dark wine and ginger ale to the glass
  3. Add 2-3 generous dashes of aromatic bitters to the mixture
  4. Squeeze a fresh lime or add a splash of lime juice to brighten the flavors and add a touch of citrusy freshness.
  5. Garnish your cocktail with a slice of fresh orange
  6. Give the cocktail a gentle stir to ensure all the flavors are well combined.
  7. Raise your glass to the sky, and toast to the celestial spectacle unfolding before your eyes.


To enhance your eclipse viewing experience, pair the Red Cat Dark Moon Dance wine cocktail with light and savory appetizers that complement its flavors. Consider serving a platter of artisanal cheeses, cured meats, and fresh fruit, or indulge in small bites like bruschetta topped with tomatoes and basil, or crispy crostini with herbed goat cheese.

With its tantalizing flavors and celestial inspiration, Red Cat Dark Moon Dance is sure to become the star of your eclipse viewing festivities. So gather your friends, raise your glasses to the sky, and toast to the magic of the universe and the beauty of the Red Cat Dark Moon Dance. Cheers to an unforgettable celestial celebration!