Cranberry Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

This Champagne Cocktail is absolutely stunning. The pink hue, created by the Cranberry and Pomegranate, is framed perfectly by the fruit that floats on top and sinks to the bottom of the glass.

These Sparklers are also significantly cleaner and lower in sugar than your typical sweet filled cocktail. And, as an added bonus, you’ll get some of your daily dose of fruit.

If you’re having a family gathering then these are a great choice as you can also make an alcohol free version for the kids, using sparkling water instead of the champagne. It’s a delicious cocktail that’s easy to make and perfect for all the festive occasions.
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Elderflower Champagne Cocktail

The joy of spring is the same for all. After a long winter (especially a bad one) the sight of the sun, the sound of birds singing, and the absence of snow and rain, is truly a reason for celebration.

And celebrate you should, as spring doesn’t always stick around and can occur tentatively to start. So throw open a window – perhaps put a jumper on first – and make something special.

This Elderflower Champagne cocktail is just the thing. Perfect for toasting the start of spring. A marriage of sweet, tart, light and fizzy that tastes delicious.
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Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail

This pleasant mix of pineapple and coconut has a great tropical, summer vibe; the tangy pineapple is just like the splash of the waves on the beach, while the coconut is smooth like the sand.

Unlike the multitude of coconut cocktails which use full-fat coconut milk, this one uses a coconut juice blend. This substitution gives the Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail a lighter feel, enabling it to work as a standalone drink or as an accompaniment to a meal.

If you really want to bring out the freshness of this drink, consider squeezing your own pineapple juice.
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Kumquat Champagne Cocktail

If you’re looking for a slightly special cocktail to celebrate a festive occasion, you can’t go wrong with this incredibly easy and refreshing kumquat champagne cocktail.

This is the ideal cocktail to make if you’re looking for that wow factor. Kumquats are so pretty that simply slicing the little fruits and dropping them into a glass has an instant effect.

This is a great cocktail for the festive period, and an ideal choice for New Years Eve in particular. The kumquat represents prosperity in the Chinese tradition, and supposedly anyone who eats kumquat during the new year will be insured good fortune, prosperity and happiness.
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Grapefruit Flirtini

The Grapefruit Flirtini champagne cocktail is a tart twist on the original Flirtini of Sex & the City fame. With its pink hue and palate-tickling taste, this drink will be right at home at any girly gathering.

Where the original drink uses pineapple, this Flirtini uses a different citrus fruit – grapefruit. Grapefruit is an acquired taste for many, but regardless of whether you’d usually eat this fruit on it’s own, you’ll love it in this champagne-topped cocktail.

Tangy to start, with an underlying sweetness to follow, you’ll feel almost revitalized while sipping this drink. With the addition of cranberry and orange juice, you can even pretend you’re getting your recommended daily fruit intake!
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Cristal Champagne

Cristal champagne is the product of a French wine company by the name Louis Roederer, located northeast of Paris. As its name suggests, Cristal champagne is one of the most expensive wines in the world.

One may ask, why is Cristal champagne so expensive? The answer is the quality of grapes used, and the method of making it. This kind of champagne is not made every year. It’s only made when there are grapes of the right quality. The grapes are then hand-picked, then carefully blended and aged for a perfect aroma and taste. This production process is slow and lengthy making it very expensive to the final consumer.
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Aperol Spritz

Many of you will have heard the term apéritif in cocktail discussions. In Italy, the term is aperitivo, a word dating back to the 19th century. An aperitivo is a drink which is intended to precede a meal; the low alcohol content and dry flavour are designed to get your digestive system working prior to eating, to enhance your dining experience. Most aperitivos contain Campari, Prosecco, vermouth, or – in this case – Aperol.
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Raspberry Black Pepper Champagne Cocktail

Black pepper may seem like a bizarre addition to not-so-savoury cocktail, but the peppered rim is one of the most enjoyable parts of this cocktail. Coupled with the viscous raspberry purée, you might almost forget you’re drinking a cocktail at all!

Frozen raspberries work just as well as fresh raspberries in this recipe, which means this delectable cocktail can be enjoyed all year round. You can even switch out the freshly squeezed orange juice for a store-bought alternative, though you should reduce the syrup in the recipe if you take this route.
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Guide to Champagne Bottle Sizes and Names

A classification and complete guide for all the different champagne bottle sizes and names, along with the most important details for all the large format champagne bottle sizes used for french champagne, California sparkling wine and other champagnes starting from very small bottles up to the biggest format we know.

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Limoncello Champagne Cocktail

The Raspberry, Limoncello and Prosecco Cooler is a cocktail made with a combination of Italian ingredients. The Prosecco and Limoncello create a true delight for all the senses.

The addition of rasberries and fresh mint garnish make for a truly pretty drink with a beautiful array of colors – deep pink, green and yellow. The colors scream out “summer!“, making this perfect for a gathering on a warm evening.

It’s a light beverage, both in flavor and in calories. If you feel like pushing the boat out, use champagne instead of Prosecco for an even more decadent feel.
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Champagne Apple Punch

When people think of punch being ‘spiked’, it’s rarely spiked with something as delicious as champagne. This champagne apple punch is a perfectly boozy drink for a get-together with family or friends. The unsweetened apple juice and brut champagne create a dry and fresh bite that livens up the atmosphere at any party.

The key to the apple and orange garnish is to slice the fruits very thinly so they float on the surface. Place some of them in the pitcher and add a few to each glass as you serve. It’s best to cut the fruits immediately before service to avoid browning, but if you must do it in advance, coating the slices in lemon juice should reduce this problem
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Haleakala Holiday

If you’re a sucker for exotic drinks that make you feel like you’re on vacation, then this is a beverage for you.

At the end of a long week, when you feel like you need something to lift your mood, pull out the cocktail shaker and make yourself one of these babies. The Haleakala Holiday is a delicious combination of Malibu rum, pineapple juice, dark cherry juice, and champagne. This is all you need to make the stress of the day float away on a tropical breeze.

These yummy cocktails are the perfect crowd-pleaser too, ideal if you’re planning a New Year’s Eve party this year. Make up a large batch at the beginning of the evening and let your guests help themselves.
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Pomegranate Mojito

The Pomegranate Mojito Champagne Cocktail – a bit of a mouthful, in every sense. It is a delicious combination of flavors. Let’s be honest: as far as awesome combinations go, rum, pomegranate and champagne is up there with the best.

This cocktail is light, fresh, and slightly sweet, with a faint tang from the lime. The addition of champagne creates a sweet, bubbly feeling in the belly.

This is a refreshing and perfectly balanced drink that’s ideal for sipping on a hot summer night, though combinations as good as these work at any time, for any occasion.
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Sorbet Champagne Cocktails

Sorbet Champagne Cocktails are the grown up, more sophisticated, version of the ice cream sodas or ‘floats’ you probably enjoyed frequently in childhood.

This can be made using any sorbet, but the dark berry variations produce lovely intense hues. When the sorbet and champagne are mixed, the two separate, creating a two-toned effect for a drink that looks far more complex than it really is.

The result is a cocktail that looks as good as it tastes. This is a perfect cocktail for hot summer evenings with friends, and it’s so easy to produce that your time can be spent entertaining your happy guests.
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Flirtini

As those confident, feisty women from HBOs Sex in The City graced our screens, so did a range of cocktails favored by the sexy Manhattan friends.

The Cosmo, we were probably familiar with; the Flirtini, perhaps not so much – but we certainly knew it after it was featured on an episode of the show. The Flirtini is a stylish cocktail comprised of vodka, champagne and pineapple juice.

With the glamour of the champagne, the strength of the vodka and the sweetness of the pineapple, this combination of ingredients suits those ladies completely. Flirtinis come in a variety of styles – this is simple and elegant.
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