Cocktail of the Month - Sweetheart Margarita

We've got a lovely tequila cocktail for you this month, with a perfectly pink color just right for Valentine’s Day and a wintry touch of citrus. Meyer lemons are a little sweeter than conventional lemons, just right for this perfectly sweet recipe. Want a deeper, more passionate shade of lovers’ red for your drink? Blood oranges will do the trick!

Featured Recipe

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3 oz. white tequila
3 oz. fresh squeezed Meyer lemon juice
2 oz. raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord
1 oz. cold Lime Sour
1 slice Meyer lemon, cut into quarters

Combine tequila, lemon juice, raspberry liqueur and Lime Sour (click here for recipe) in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake to combine; pour into two martini glasses. Float lemon pieces in each glass. Serves 2.


  • Make sour mix with Meyer lemons, if desired.
  • Substitute blood oranges for the Meyer lemons for an even redder hue.

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