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Article: Finishing the Year Right: 5 Delicious Tequila Cocktails for New Year's Eve


Finishing the Year Right: 5 Delicious Tequila Cocktails for New Year's Eve

New Years Eve celebrations

As we bid farewell to another year, what better way to welcome the new one than with THE elixir of celebration – Tequila. For those seeking to elevate their New Year's Eve festivities, here are five delicious Tequila cocktails that go beyond the ordinary!

Golden Rosita

Indulge in the luxurious and captivating blend of flavours in the Golden Rosita cocktail. Crafted with the exquisite VIVIR Tequila Reposado, this cocktail is a golden symphony of Tequila warmth, herbaceous Dry Vermouth, the rich sweetness of Sweet Vermouth, and a hint of the bold and bittersweet Campari. The drink is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes when adorned with a glimmering touch of edible gold glitter.


  • 45 ml VIVIR Tequila Reposado
  • 15 ml Dry Vermouth
  • 15 ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 15ml Campari
  • Orange twist (for garnish)
  • Gold edible glitter (optional) 


  • Combine VIVIR Tequila Reposado, Dry Vermouth, Sweet Vermouth and Campari in a shaker.
  • Fill the mixing glass with ice to chill the mixture.
  • Stir the ingredients gently.
  • For a touch of opulence, sprinkle a hint of gold edible glitter. 
  • Strain the concoction into a chilled hi-ball glass.
  • Garnish the drink with a twist of orange peel.
  • Enjoy!


Cherry Tequila Sunrise 

Add a burst of colour to your New Year's Eve with a comforting Cherry Tequila Sunrise. This delightful cocktail not only looks festive, but it is sure to surprise your tastebuds with the sweetness of fresh orange juice and the rich undertones of premium Tequila. As you welcome the dawn of a new year, do so with a visually stunning and refreshingly delightful Tequila Sunrise Sparkler in hand.


  • 45 ml VIVIR Tequila Blanco
  • 120 ml apricot juice
  • 15ml cherry liqueur
  • Ice


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Pour in premium VIVIR Tequila Blanco and apricot juice.
  3. Slowly pour cherry liqueur down the side of the glass, letting it settle at the bottom.
  4. Gently stir before sipping and savouring the vibrant layers.
  5. Enjoy!


Tequila Bramble

Introducing the Tequila Bramble: The  fusion of bold Tequila VIVIR Añejo, zesty fresh lemon juice, and the sweet allure of blackberry liqueur. This cocktail marries the richness of aged Tequila with the brightness of citrus and the depth of dark berries, resulting in a one-of-a-kind drink.

  • 60 ml Tequila VIVIR Añejo
  • 20 ml Fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml Simple syrup
  • 15 ml Blackberry liqueur
  • Fresh blackberries (for garnish)


  1. Combine the Tequila, lemon juice, simple syrup, and blackberry liqueur in a shaker.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice to chill the mixture.
  3. Stir gently.
  4. Strain the mix into the glass of your choice.
  5. Garnish with a few fresh blackberries.
  6. Enjoy!


Smoky Pineapple Express 

Take a journey into the world of complexity with the Smoky Pineapple Express. This intriguing cocktail combines VIVIR Tequila Reposado with the smokiness of mezcal, creating a sophisticated flavour explosion. The sweetness of pineapple juice and a hint of simple syrup complete this unique drink. Embrace the complexity and richness of this cocktail as you bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new with a touch of smoky elegance.


  • 60 ml VIVIR Tequila Reposado
  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 100 ml pineapple juice
  • 15 oz simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and rosemary sprig for garnish


  1. In a shaker, combine VIVIR Tequila Reposado, mezcal, pineapple juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake well with ice.
  3. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a sprig of rosemary.
  5. Enjoy!


Oaxaca Old Fashioned:

Embrace tradition with a touch of elegance as you indulge in the Oaxaca Old Fashioned. This classic cocktail takes on a new character, offering a rich and nuanced flavour profile. Sip slowly and savour the timeless sophistication of the Oaxaca Old Fashioned as you welcome the New Year in style.


  • 60 ml VIVIR Tequila Añejo
  • 15 ml Mezcal
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • Orange peel (for garnish) 


  1. Muddle a sugar cube with a few dashes of aromatic bitters in a glass.
  2. Add VIVIR Tequila Añejo and a large ice cube to the glass.
  3. Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.
  5. Enjoy!

Celebrate the turning of the calendar with these exceptional Tequila cocktails that go beyond the ordinary. Crafted with our premium Tequilas, each drink promises to elevate your New Year's Eve festivities.

Head over to our shop to order Premium 100% Agave VIVIR Tequila for your upcoming celebrations. Remember to always drink responsibly and enjoy your Tequila cocktails in moderation.

Cheers to finishing the year right with the spirit of VIVIR Tequila! Happy New Year, and see you soon for more Tequila adventures!

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