When it comes to a nice cocktail, the women of the royal family aren’t ones to abstain. From Queen ElizabethAll the way to Princess Eugenie, the family’s tastes in alcoholic beverages are just as refined as you might expect. Here are some of the royal women’s favorite drinks that you might want to add to your home bar.
Princess Eugenie Keeps it Simple
In 2016, while describing to Harper’s BazaarA day in her busy lifestyle Princess Eugenie revealedHer go-to weekend drink. “My favorite drink is vodka soda with loads of lime. Can’t beat that,”The princess declared.
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It’s on the less complicated end of the spectrum when it comes to ingredients and flavor profiles, but there are plenty of ways to spruce up this staple. With a bit of muddled cucumber and mint leaves for garnish, anyone can turn this straightforward cocktail into a refreshing summer classic—while still drinking like royalty!
Meghan Markle Is A True Connoisseur
When it comes to the Duchess of Sussex’s favorite alcoholic beverage, she’s not messing around! Back in 2012 Markle has dished to Today Her favorite vice “At the end of a long day, there is nothing I enjoy more than a glass of wine. I used to be of the ‘it doesn’t matter, so long as it’s red’ persuasion, but then I grew up, and so did my palate.”
What vintage is Markle most drawn to? Her favorite seems to be a glass of Tignanello—a luxurious Italian blended red wine. The drink was so beloved by the actress that she even named her old lifestyle blog after it. The TigAfter the boozy drink.
As for finding Markle’s coveted concoction, you probably won’t stumble upon it in your average grocery store. If you manage to get your hands on the top-shelf variety, you’ll probably be spending at least $100 to enjoy the full-bodied red.
Kate Middleton likes to mix it up
Who would have thought that the Duchess was a true pub girl? Kate Middleton has been pictured on multiple occasions with a pint of Guinness, but she isn’t afraid to branch out! Middleton has been on numerous wine tours around the globe. Middleton is said to enjoy anything, from American whiskey to simple Chardonnay.
If you want to drink like the Duchess of Cambridge, whatever you have on hand should do—but be sure not to get too boozy. You must maintain your calm so that you can take on your royal duties with grace.
The Queen’s Favorite Tipple Has A Long History
What cocktail is suitable for a queen’s taste? That would be the right answer. Queen Elizabeth II’s beloved Dubonnet and gin. This mix is a delicious combination of citrus and herbs that gained popularity in 1920s. It was introduced to Elizabeth I by Queen Mother.
This cocktail is a bit of a lost art, but it isn’t difficult to make. Simply grab a bottle Dubonnet rouge, your favorite spirit, and a slice or lemon. The Dubonnet makes this simple yet complex. A blend of fortified wines infused with herbs and spices such as black tea varietals and blackcurrants is the French favourite.
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The Queen even gave the French wine business a highly sought-after Royal Warrant in 2021. This honor is only given to companies or individuals who have distinguished themselves in service to the Royal Family. You don’t need any more convincing. This is definitely one we’ll be adding to our home bar.