Romantic Wedding Cocktails Everyone is Sure to Love

Celebrate with a drink as romantic as the day itself

Updated 12/16/16

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So much goes into planning a wedding — from the flowers to the seating chart, but many brides (and grooms) agree that one of the most fun parts to plan is your cocktail hour! Of course, wine is a crowd pleaser, craft beers are always a hit with the groomsman and bubbly is a must for any celebratory occasion. But if you want to do something really special, signature drinks are a unique way to make a statement on your big day.

You can select one or two beverages you both enjoy or opt for his and hers cocktails. A champagne cocktail is always a classic choice — make it your own by incorporating your favorite flavors or keep it seasonal with timely ingredients (think cider, rosemary and pomegranate for winter weddings). Consider serving a non-alcoholic "mocktail" for guests who don't plan to drink. Get 'em creative names. The options are endless!

To get your started, here are a few romantic renditions of classic cocktail recipes that are guaranteed to wow your friends and family. Cheers!

01 of 08

True Love's Kiss

<p>Pomegranate, Rum, and Prosecco Cocktail</p>

Courtesy of Garnish with Lemon

This pomegranate, rum and prosecco libation captures the sparkling spirit of your big day. Fresh pomegranate seeds add a romantic touch. Get the recipe here.

02 of 08

Dancing in the Moonlight

<p>Coconut Cream and Vodka Wedding Cocktail</p>

Courtesy of Joanna Hawley / Jojotastic

Inspired by the warm light of the moon, this stunning coconut cream and vodka cocktail is garnished with midnight hued blackberries. Planning a formal affair? Serve in a gold-rimmed glass for a striking addition to your bar. Get the recipe here.

03 of 08

Blushing Beauty

<p>Pink Wedding Cocktail with Gin St Germain and Grapefruit</p>

Michele Beckwith Photography

Opting for his and hers cocktails? This pretty-in-pink drink — a combination of gin, St Germain and grapefruit — is a beautiful choice for a bridal beverage. Get the recipe here.

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Berry French Kiss

<p>Signature Wedding French Cocktail</p>

Courtesy of Heather Cristo

Tying the knot at a grand chateau? Fill your glass with a berry twist on a classic French cocktail (we also gave it a more romantic name). Get the recipe here.

05 of 08

Winter Romance Martini

<p>Raspberry Martini Wedding Cocktail</p>

Todd Huffman

A frosty raspberry martini — with a berry garnish and sparkling sugar rim — is the perfect complement for your cold weather nuptials. Get the recipe here.

06 of 08

December "I Do"

<p>Pomegranate Rosemary Spritzer</p>

Courtesy of A House in the Hills

Some might call it a Pomegranate Rosemary Spritzer, but December "I Do" just has a bit more whimsy and seasonal appeal. Don't you think? Get the recipe here.

07 of 08

Celebratory Cider Sparkler

<p>Champagne and Cider Cocktail</p>

Courtesy of Erin Clarke / Well Plated

For fall and winter fêtes, there's nothing more festive than adding a little champagne and cider to the mix. Get the recipe here.

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Forever Yours

<p>Fig Manhattan Wedding Cocktail</p>

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There's something so sublimely seasonal about the colors and aromas of bourbon whiskey, orange bitters and figs (a.k.a. a Fig Manhattan). Get the recipe here.

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