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Sparkling Wine Cocktails
MimosaThis classic Champagne cocktail can literally be enjoyed with breakfast given that one of its main ingredients is a pervasive breakfast staple. Mimosa is led by orange juice with equal part champagne and is the perfect opener to weekend chilling.
- 750 ml Champagne (Phillipe Gonet, Blanc de Blanc, Brut NV)
- 750 ml orange juice.
Method:Be sure to chill the champagne and orange juice down to 10 degrees celsius. Be sure to first pour the Champagne and then an equal part of orange juice atop. Let the ingredients settle and then add a garnish of orange slice that’s a nice touch.
It’s not all about the classics when it comes to sparkling wine cocktails – there’s an exciting sprinkling of new age concoctions in this space and Bubbly Italiano rates as good as any. Marrying the stupendously popular Italian sparkling wine Prosecco with the very trending spirit of Gin, this cocktail crackles with fruity exuberance.
- 45 ml gin
- 15 ml simple syrup
- 20 ml lemon juice
- 90 ml prosecco (Bisol, Jeio Prosecco Brut Rosé 2021)
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Add 45 ml gin, 15 ml sugar syrup
and 20 ml lemon juice.Give it a thorough shake and and strain into tulip glass.Top it up with 90 ml Bisol, Jeio Prosecco Brut Rosé 2021. Garnish with a lemon slice.
White Wine Sangria
- Strawberries, Oranges, and Basil leaves.
- 750 ml white wine (The Daily Dose, Sauvignon Blanc 2019)
- 60 ml vodka
- Two table spoons of sugar
Cut up three cups of strawberries and oranges, add the vodka and sugar and allow the ingredients to macerate for a few hours. Put the macerated fruit in a pitcher and pour the 750 ml of chilled white wine and ice. You’re all set.
Red Wine Sangria
- 1 sliced apple
- 1 sliced orange
- 3 table spoons of sugar
- 3 cups of orange juice
- 750 ml red wine (The Daily Dose, Cabernet Sauvignon 2016)