White wine is made from the alcoholic fermentation of the pulp of grapes. Some of the best known varieties are Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. White wine comes in so many different varieties that using it in cocktail recipes gives you an endless choice of possibilities. Another advantage of white wine cocktail recipes is that it is a nice way of getting rid of those cheap wine bottles you never dare to serve. White wine is an ingredient which is often used in punch recipes.