Did you know that the fuzzy peach is actually a member of the rose family? Or that China is the largest producer of peaches in the world, followed by Italy? Luckily, the whole month of August is dedicated to the decadent fruit.
PEACHY FACT #1: Often used in cosmetics, peaches are full of Vitamin A and C which makes for a fantastic, natural moisturizer.
4 oz. Peach Lemonade Sparkling ICE
1.5 oz. Raspberry flavored vodka
Splash of Grenadine syrup
Peach slices and mint leaves for garnish
Using a tall Collins glass, pour vodka, & Peach Lemonade Sparkling ICE over ice. Stir gently to mix. Top with a splash of Grenadine syrup. Garnish with peach slices and mint leaves.
PEACHY FACT #2: Peaches are rich in phytochemicals called phenols that act as antioxidants
2. oz. VOGA Sparkling Wine
2 oz. White Peach Juice
½ oz. silver tequila
White peaches and raspberries for garnish
Mix white peach juice, white slices and Tequila in a shaker with ice. Pour into a martini glass and top with VOGA Sparkling.
PEACHY FACT #3: A large peach has fewer than 70 calories and contains 3 grams of fiber
3 oz. Peach Nectarine Sparkling ICE
2 oz. Vanilla Vodka
Sliced peaches for garnish
Pour vanilla vodka, then Peach Nectarine Sparkling ICE over ice. Garnish with sliced peaches, raspberry and basil.
PEACHY FACT #4: Although the first peach orchard in the USA was established in Florida in 1565, peaches have been cultivated around the world since 1000 B.C.E.
Disclosure: You must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly. Recipes and photos are courtesy of VOGA Italia and Sparkling ICE.