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Must-Have Signature Cocktails for your Fall Wedding

September 7, 2023 | Posted in Weddings

Must-Have Signature Drinks for your Fall Wedding


‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice and everything nice. Fall is one of the most popular seasons for couples to tie the knot. It’s easy to understand why: great weather, beautiful aesthetics, and delicious flavors. Give your guests the tastes of the season with delicious, fall-inspired signature cocktails at your Windsor Ballroom wedding. Whether you prefer savory (pumpkin or sage) or sweet (caramel, apples or cranberry), there is something for all kinds of taste buds.

Signature drinks at the Windsor Ballroom are always a crowd-pleaser and an event enhancer. Whether you’re looking to find the right ‘his’ and ‘hers’ cocktails or looking to add a festive refresher to your menu, we have some delicious creations below that pair well with weddings in September, October, or November.

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Espresso Martini

This espresso cocktail has a smooth taste, it’s like having a drink, coffee, and dessert all in one. It’s the perfect pick-me-up for your guests to stay energized throughout the night. Not to mention how aesthetically pleasing they look.

  • Vodka
  • Coffee liquor
  • Espresso
  • Baileys, optional


Caramel Apple Martini

The rich and velvety caramel combined with the refreshing taste of apple cider captures the essence of fall with every sip. The only thing sweeter than the taste is the enticing presentation that is sure to impress your guests.

  • Vodka
  • Ginger brandy
  • Apple cider
  • Lemon juice
  • Apple garnish

carmel apple martini


Spicy Margarita

The ‘spicy marg’ has become increasingly popular recently, and understandably so! This unique twist on the classic margarita adds a kick to the already refreshing cocktail. This drink will transport your guests to a sunny, beachy place with few worries.

  • Jalapeño-infused tequila
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Orange juice
  • Agave syrup
  • Jalapeño coins


Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Combining all the flavors of fall into one delicious cocktail – red wine, brandy, honeycrisp apples and our favorite fall spices. Your guests will appreciate that it’s sweet, but not overly sugary. The perfect beverage for chilly fall weddings.

  • Honeycrisp apples, lemons, limes, orange blossom honey, cinnamon sticks, and ginger soaked in cabernet sauvignon and apricot brandy.

honeycrisp sangria poured in a glass


Spiced Cranberry Sparkler

We’re FALL-ing for this delicious blend of champagne and cranberry. Take the bubbly to a whole new level this season while you toast to love. The elegance and sophistication of a champagne-based drink will completely elevate your guests’ experience.

  • Champagne
  • Cranberry juice
  • Apple juice
  • Lemon juice
  • Clove spice


Apple Bourbon Bellini

You’ll be feeling warm and fuzzy in no time. A fall-inspired blend of champagne and bourbon with notes of apple and cinnamon spice. Whiskey lovers will appreciate the layers of flavor in this refreshing autumnal treat.

  • Champagne
  • Bourbon
  • Apple cider
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon spice

apple bourbon bellini 


*Please note that the Spicy Margarita and Espresso Martini are currently not included in our Wedding Packages.


The Catering Team at the Windsor Ballroom of East Windsor, NJ, can help bring your wedding visions to life. Contact us to schedule a personal tour.

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