Wine & Spirits

METAXA Cocktails to Enjoy at All Your Festive Gatherings

November 18, 2023

With the holiday season approaching, now is the perfect time to enjoy wonderful cocktails featuring METAXA, ‘The Original Greek Spirit’.

Indulging in a refreshing METAXA cocktail is a gateway to the Mediterranean, capturing the essence of the Greek islands and their vibrant culture. It is an experience that will elevate any gathering, any time of the year. What better way to celebrate than with a taste of the Mediterranean?

Whether enjoyed as an aperitif, neat, on ice, or in elevated cocktails, METAXA delivers an unrivaled taste perfect for sipping.

Try the following METAXA cocktails at your next party.


 METAXA 5 Stars Grapes



40 ml METAXA 5 Stars

20 ml Cointreau

20 ml lemon

10 ml sugar syrup

Garnish grapes, fresh mint leaves, sugar with ground cinnamon for the rim of glass


Muddle grapes and mint in shaker.

Add all the ingredients with ice.

Shake, double strain and pour into a glass with sugar and ground cinnamon on the rim.

Garnish with grapes and mint.

METAXA 5 Stars Grapes. (Photo: Courtesy of METAXA)

METAXA Greek Spritz



40 ml METAXA 7 Stars

40 ml Prosecco or other sparkling wine

20 ml splash tonic

3 dash peach bitters or peach juice

Garnish with a peach wedge


Pour METAXA into a red wine glass. Add the peach bitters or juice and ice to the glass and stir. Add the Prosecco or other sparkling wine, the tonic, and garnish with a peach wedge.


METAXA Mediterranean Paloma



50 ml METAXA 5 Stars

10 ml sugar (or honey syrup)

10 ml lime

60 ml of grapefruit soda

Garnish: Grapefruit wedge

Garnish: Salt rim


Rim a highball glass with salt. Add all ingredients to the highball glass. Stir gently. Top up with grapefruit soda and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

METAXA Mediterranean Paloma. (Photo: Courtesy of METAXA)




50 ml METAXA 12 Stars

20 ml lemon juice

10 ml sugar syrup

20 ml egg white (optional)

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Garnish: Lemon zest


Pour all ingredients in shaker with ice.

Strain over ice into a double old fashioned glass.

Garnish with lemon zest.

METAXA Sour 12 Stars. (Photo: Courtesy of METAXA)


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