Food·Posted on Sep 17, 201515 Ways To Make Cheap Wine Insanely DrinkableFall drunk in love (with terrible wine).by Alison RomanBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed Fall is upon us, which means Netflix and chill, which really means Netflix and wine. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com (me IRL) But that shit gets expensive. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy.com Dear money, goodbye forever! So here are some ways to enjoy cheap wine without sacrificing your ~exquisite~ taste. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tumblr.com / Via giphy.com 1. Blood Orange Spritzer Steph / Via cali-zona.com There is no better way to disguise "OK" wine than to SPRITZ it up with some soda water and citrus. Get spritzy here. 2. Mulled White Wine With Clove and Citrus Alice / Via mitzyathome.com Mulled white wine: for those seeking something more autumnal, less holiday. Recipe here. 3. Pomegranate Sangria Carrie / Via bakeaholicmama.com By the time all those pomegranate seeds, orange peels, and rosemary sprigs do their job, you'll be like, "Wow! Did this wine cost a million dollars or WHAT?" Recipe here. 4. Sparkling Wine Margarita Cheryl / Via 40aprons.com Out of all the cheap wines, cheap sparkling wine is the worrrrrrrrst. But not if you turn it into a MARGARITA! Do it here. 5. Red Wine Hot Chocolate Kylie / Via immaeatthat.com I don't care if you cost only $2, you're going inside my hot chocolate. Recipe here. 6. Rosé With Grapefruit and Gin Taylor / Via perpetuallyhungryblog.com That subpar rosé just got a gin and grapefruit makeover. Looking good, girl. Recipe here. 7. Slow Cooker Mulled Wine Erin / Via wellplated.com The ultimate way to disguise how cheap that red wine is to slow-cook it with all sorts of spices and stuff for, like, a hundred years. When it's done, it'll taste luxe AF. Find the recipe here. 8. White Wine Punch With Cucumber and Mint Maura McEvoy / Via foodandwine.com When you're throwing a party and someone brings that one bottle of "white wine" from Duane Reade, throw it into a punch bowl, add some mint and cucumber, and call it SPA WATER. Recipe here. 9. Red Wine Spritzers foodnetwork.com Literally just add soda water, maybe a handful of berries. Upgrade yourself here. 10. French 75 James Ransom / Via Food52.com For when you're feeling classy, but are like, lol I'm broke. Recipe here. 11. Mulled Cranberry Wine theglitterguide.com This mulled beverage is really more about the cranberry than the wine, which is great, because that wine sucks. Recipe here. 12. Campari and White Wine Cocktail John Kernick / Via foodandwine.com When in doubt, add Campari and ice. Find the recipe here. 13. Bee's Knees thekitchenismyplayground.com You could either think of this drink as a cheap cocktail or *fancy medicine*. The choice is yours. Recipe here. 14. Red Wine and Tequila Spritz cupcakesandcutlery.com Oh hi, are you my dream beverage? Are you made with affordable wine and include my favorite fruit and also tequila? Yes. Recipe here. 15. Kalimotxo Jesal / Via veggiewala.com The crown jewel of how to use shitty red wine, the Kalimotxo is just equal parts Coca-Cola and red wine, served over ice. YOU'RE WELCOME. "Recipe" here.