Port Paradise

This delightful cocktail, Port Paradise, features mixed dried fruits soaked in port wine overnight, imparting a rich and robust flavor to the drink. The combination of sweet and tart fruits adds a refreshing twist, while the addition of club soda and ice cubes brings a light and bubbly finish. Perfect for a summer gathering or a relaxing evening at home.

Port Paradise

A refreshing cocktail featuring mixed dried fruits soaked in port wine, combined with club soda for a light and bubbly finish.

4.31 from 51 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins


  • Mixed dried fruits, such as apricot halves, pitted plums, tart red cherries, figs, and apple slices (about 2 tablespoons total)
  • 1/3 cup port wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup club soda, chilled
  • Ice cubes


  1. Thread the mixed dried fruits onto a 6-inch wooden skewer.
  2. Place the skewer in a heavy self-sealing plastic bag, and pour the port wine and lemon juice over the fruit skewer, ensuring it's coated.
  3. Seal the bag and refrigerate overnight, turning the bag occasionally.
  4. To serve, remove the fruit skewer from the bag and discard the bag and liquid.
  5. Pour the port and club soda into a tall, thin glass.
  6. Add the fruit skewer and ice cubes.
  7. Serve immediately.