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A popular Spanish concoction, Kalimotxo is an unexpected but delicious mix of red wine and cola. Served over ice, it’s a refreshing, slightly sweet beverage with a caffeine kick, perfect for sipping on a hot day or at a lively party.

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Boozy Kalimotxo Red Wine and Cola with a Lemon Garnish


Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Wine
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: Kalimotxo
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Simple Spanish mix of red wine and cola.


  • 1 cup red wine something Spanish like Tempranillo or Rioja is great
  • 1 cup cola Mexican Coke or Coke made with sugar is best
  • Lemon wedge or orange wedge for garnish


  • Fill a tall glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the red wine and cola.
  • Stir the mixture gently.
  • Garnish with a lemon or orange wedge.
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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