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green cocktail with purple flower and pea shot garnish

Tuscan Giardino garden cocktail

  • Author: Ashley Rose


This is a true garden in a glass. It’s savory, but bright and refreshing- perfect for sipping outside on a breezy summer day.




  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 4“ piece celery 
  • 4 sugar snap peas
  • 1 1/2 oz Uncle Val’s Zested Gin
  • 3/4 oz Sauvignon Blanc syrup, recipe follows
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice, preferable Meyer lemon
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 2 basil leaves
  • few drops olive oil
  • garnish- cucumber ribbon, edible flowers (dianthus), pea shoot



  1. Muddle cucumber, celery, peas in a shaker.
  2. Gin, basil leaves, juices, sauvignon blanc syrup & olive oil.
  3. Shake with ice.
  4. Double strain into a rocks glass with large ice cube.
  5. Garnish.


Sauvignon Blanc Syrup

  • 1 cup sauvignon blanc wine
  • 1 cup white sugar

Add wine to sealable container or jar. Add sugar and shake until incorporated and sugar is dissolved. Store in fridge for up to 1 month.