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5 Seasonal Sparkling Cocktails for Your Virtual Gatherings
By Gabrielle Pharms
From Our Partner / LUNETTA PROSECCO
For many, this holiday season will be a little different, but that doesn’t mean it will be any less special. The beauty of Zoom, FaceTime, and other video options is the ability to connect with loved ones across the country – and even around the globe! No doubt, you’d typically take part in festivities in-person with a delicious cocktail in hand. Who says that can’t still be the case?! We’ve compiled a list of five mouth-watering seasonal, fizzy cocktails that you can indulge in while celebrating virtually with your family and friends. Don’t forget to share the recipes beforehand, so your guests can arrive to the party well-prepared!
Spritz the Season Cocktail
This is a tasty take on the classic spritz. It’s the perfect sparkling cocktail to accompany savory, rich dishes.
Pour the Giffard and Bauchant into a wine glass filled with ice (crushed ice preferred) and stir. Top with Lunetta Prosecco and garnish with grapefruit wheel.
Spiced Apple Prosecco Cocktail
Spiced rum and apple cider? Sign us up. This delectable cocktail will be a sure crowd-pleaser as it tantalizes everyone’s palate with the delightful blend of warming rum and refreshing Lunetta Prosecco.
2oz Spiced rum
4oz Unfiltered apple cider
6oz Lunetta Prosecco.
Chill all ingredients. Combine spiced rum and apple cider in a glass. Top with Lunetta Prosecco.
Blood Orange Mule
Moscow Mule, but make it bubbly! This unique riff on the classic mule is simple to make and even easier to enjoy.
Juice of 1/2 a medium blood orange
Juice of 1/2 a lime
1 oz vodka
8 leaves mint
2 oz chilled ginger beer
Chilled Lunetta Prosecco for topping
In a glass, combine the blood orange juice, lime juice, and vodka. Add the ginger beer and top with Lunetta Prosecco. Garnish with blood orange slices and fresh mint.
Fig Honey Thyme Prosecco Smash
This cozy cocktail has it all – fig, honey, thyme, lemon, and Lunetta Prosecco. The Chase Elderflower liquor and honey give this effervescent drink a hint of sweet, while the lemon gives it a tangy twist. Hello, life of the party!
6 fresh figs, diced or 1 tablespoon fig preserves
1 small, ripe red plum, diced
2oz Chase Elderflower liquor
Juice from 1 lemon
2-4 tablespoons honey (to your liking)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish
Lunetta Prosecco for topping
Add the figs, plums, Chase Elderflower liquor, lemon juice, honey, and thyme to a cocktail shaker. Use a muddle to gently push the figs down until juices are released and figs are lightly smashed. Add ice. Place the top on the shaker and shake. Strain into 2-3 glasses. Top each glass with Lunetta Prosecco. Garnish with figs and fresh thyme.
Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail
Fancy cocktails can be concocted with the simplest ingredients and this drink is evidence of that fact. With a little cranberry juice, Bauchant orange liqueur, and Lunetta Prosecco Rosé you can create a flavor-rich cocktail that’s elevated with cranberries or an orange peel for garnish.
1.5oz cranberry juice
1oz Bauchant orange liqueur Fresh cranberries for garnish
Orange peel for garnish
Add cranberry juice and Bauchant orange liqueur to a glass. Top with Lunetta Prosecco Rosé and garnish with orange peel or fresh cranberries.