Must Have Sundowner Cocktails With Your Family And Friends
Image Credit: Watermelon and Basil Martini

Winters come every year with a lot of perks. Cosy weather, chilly evenings and soul soothing foods make the best of combinations. You can just lay back and spend some leisure time and enjoy the festive season. The end of the year is anyway the time when you relax a little and celebrate the achievements and success you have had and the milestones that you have touched. And what better way to do that than to raise a toast to ourselves, our friends and everyone around us who has had a productive and fulfilling year? 

As we all can feel the dip in the weather and it's the perfect time to enjoy sundowners with your family and friends. While you may want to stick to a few classic cocktails, we have a list of amazing recipes for you that would make you reconsider your decision. Enjoy nip in the air with extremely cosy vibes and sip these sundowner special cocktails suggested by various experts.

By Chef Ashish Singh, Corporate Chef, Dhansoo Café, Delhi & Gurgaon

Watermelon & Basil Martini 


  • 60Ml Fresh Watermelon Juice
  • 2 Basil Leaves
  • 60ml Vodka
  • 60ml Lemon Juice


  • Fresh Watermelon 2/3 Cubes Muddled With Basil Leaves .
  • Adding All The Rest Ingredients
  • Hard Shaken & Double Strained in Martini Glass
  • Garnish Watermelon Ball/Slice & Basil Spring

By Deepak Sharma, Senior Mixologist, SAGA, Gurugram

Mulled Wine

Fuku Sour


By Manish Kaushik, Mixologist, PaPaYa Gurgaon 

Fuku Sour is PaPaYa’s own version of Whisky Sour from PaPaYa Gurgaon 


  • 60ml Vodka
  • 25ml Lime
  • 30ml Melon Syrup
  • 30ml Egg white


  • Take Cocktail mixer glass; add vodka, lime, melon syrup and egg white. 
  • Shake it really well for 30-45 seconds 
  • Serve it in a Margarita Glass and top it up with edible flower. 

Try these sundowners and serve it to your family and friends, who would be equally enthralled by them. Happy and safe drinking everyone!