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A milkshake with a grown-up twist

Red wine AND chocolate? What could be better?

If you like sipping on a glass of red wine and indulging in the occasional chocolate milkshake, you’ll adore this dessert which doubles as a drink! Inspired by the cherry and berry aromas in the Two Oceans Sauvignon Merlot, food blogger Carey Boucher-Erasmus of Bits of Carey( decided to make her own decadent treat incorporating those luscious flavours. The result? A Black Forest milkshake with a gorgeously grown-up twist. This quick recipe is perfect for sundowners, requires minimum ingredients and is super easy to follow. Enjoy!


Serves: 2-4

Prep time: 5 minutes


- 750ml vanilla ice cream

- 80ml frozen cherries or frozen berries

- 60ml Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

- 30ml Kirsch Cherry Liqueur

- 15ml cocoa powder

- 60ml dark chocolate chips or chopped chocolate

- 45ml milk

- 125ml whipped cream

- Fresh cherries or berries, for garnish


- Place all of the milkshake ingredients in a blender, and pulse until well combined. You’re after a dark and frothy milkshake consistency.

- Pour into glasses and top with whipped cream and fresh cherries or berries.

- Serve chilled.

Looking for more sweet treats to try out? Check out these delicious (and healthy) brownies.

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