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Celebrating summer with this Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé. Fresh watermelon juice infused with rosemary and lemon and blended with sweet frozen Rosè. This frosty frosé is so easy to create. Simply freeze the rosé overnight, then mix everything together in a blender for a summer cocktail that’s perfectly icy, sweet, and so delicious! A sweet frosted rim keeps everyone coming back for a second round.

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé |

Happy cocktail Saturday guys! I’m back for a special post to celebrate the start of summer with such a summery cocktail. I wasn’t planning on this post, but sometime mid-week I had a very, very strong desire to make frosé. Did I have the time? NO. Not even close, but we have a special weekend, so why not.

This frosé is simple but made with a slight twist. I froze everyone’s favorite rosé in ice cubes. The wine doesn’t fully freeze of course, but it’s close enough. I like to freeze the cubes overnight. Then I make a quick watermelon rosemary juice with a small squeeze of lemon. If you have the time, I’d freeze some of this mix into either ice cubes or popsicles. This step is optional, but the icy popsicles are a fun, delicious way to keep the drink icy without watering it down.

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé |

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé |

When you have the wine frozen, you can blend and enjoy! Just add all the frozen cubes of rosé to a blender. Add the watermelon juice and blend, blend, blend until the mix is a yummy slushy consistency.

I top my drinks off with a watermelon popsicle and fresh mint. SIMPLE, delicious, and so pretty too.

Keeping this post short, short, short in true cocktail Saturday form. Hope you guys have a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. And be sure to kick summer off with a fun (frosty, frozen) cocktail in hand.

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé |

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé |

Looking for other Summer drink recipes? Here are some favorites:

Watermelon Rosè Paloma

Blackberry Champagne Mule

Blueberry Lemon Thyme Smash

Lastly, if you make this Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé, be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!

Frosted Watermelon Rosemary Frosé

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 12 hours
Servings: 6
Calories Per Serving: 28 kcal

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  • 1 bottle (750 ml) Rosé
  • 2-3 cups cubed watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1-4 tablespoons honey or sugar (optional)
  • sugar, for the rim...and mint, for serving (optional)


  • 1. The night before, pour the rosé between 2-3 ice cube trays and freeze overnight. See below about making popsicles.
    3. In a blender, blend the watermelon, lemon juice, rosemary, and sugar or honey (if using) until mostly smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher. Chill until ready to serve.
    4. Spread a little sugar onto a shallow plate. Rim each glass in sugar, if desired.
    5. In a blender, combine the frozen rosé cubes and about 1 cup watermelon rosemary juice and blend until slushy. Add additional rosé or watermelon juice to thin. Pour into your prepared glasses. Add popsicles and mint (if desired). Drink!

Watermelon Rosemary Popsicles

  • If making popsicles, use 6 cups watermelon, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 2 tbs rosemary, 3-6 tbs honey or sugar (if using). In a blender, blend the watermelon, lemon juice, rosemary, and sugar (if using) until mostly smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher. Pour the mixture among 6 popsicle molds or Dixie Cups. Reserve 1 cup of the watermelon juice. Freeze 2 hours or overnight, chill the reserved watermelon juice to use for blending

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  1. Made these tonight and the crowd loved them. Didn’t strain the watermelon because our vitamix can get the chunks out, and we liked the thickness of having the whole fruit in there. Loved the hint of Rosemary! Would make again. Nice and fresh!

    1. Hey Kate,
      Wonderful! I am so glad to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! xTieghan

  2. 5 stars
    Made these last weekend for a girls’ trip. They’re delicious. Love the watermelon, rosemary and honey flavor combination!

    1. Hey Terri,
      I am thrilled that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! Happy 4th of July!🇺🇸 xTieghan

    1. Hey Chris,
      I just put star stickers on plain popsicle sticks. I hope you love the recipe. Cheers!! xTieghan

  3. I was going to ask the same question. An AF version sounds perfect! I’m going to try freezing the watermelon juice and then blending them and adding a splash of club soda

  4. will be making this soon how can i make this to mocktail as i dont drink alcohol at home Thanks for posting this on my sister birthday today perfect for hot days in Singapore after this i will be taking a break from commenting on your recipes until my birthday 19 September will dm you if i make this and let you know how it goes Thanks Ramya

      1. Is there a reason for straining out the watermelon juice? Is it negatively impacted by having the slurry of watermelon purée? Thanks!

        1. Hey Kate,
          I prefer not to have any clumps in the drink, but if you don’t want to strain it that would also be okay. I hope you love the recipe. Cheers! xTieghan