The Valentine's Day Dinner is planned but what about that goodnight kiss? Prepare a romantically whimsical ending to the evening with A Goodnight Kiss Champagne Cocktail. Not just for Valentine's Day though, this drink is perfect for any enchanting occasio
The Mint Julep is a Southern drink most notable for its popularity at the Kentucky Derby. Champagne is also a traditional Derby drink so it's no surprise that the two combined into the refreshing Champagne Mint Julep. While the Derby may have come and gone, there's no need to wait for any special occasion. The Champagne Mint Julep is refreshing on any day.
The tangy, sweet burst of blueberry combines with the light-medium body and cherry-spice flavours of the Pinot Noir to bring a delicious blueberry fruit flavour to your mouth. Serve with Brie and crackers.
The French 75 is said to have been created during WW1 for fighter pilots and soldiers utilizing 2 local ingredients in France; champagne and cognac. The name is after an artillery gun called the French 75 which was known for its kick hence the kick of the cognac in the cocktail.
It may not be egg nog season anymore but that doesn't mean it's time to give up on warm, velvety cocktails just yet. After all, the chilly Winter months are still here for a little while longer and a perfect way to keep warm is with a luscious, rich Hot Port Flip.
Bursting with the sweetness that has made White Cranberry a unique and popular flavour, this wine is very easy to drink and is perfect for backyard barbecues and sharing with friends. A perfect accompaniment for pasta salads.
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This is a wonderful fall cocktail suitable for all occasions but is a particularly popular choice to serve at weddings. The soothing effects of lavender combined with the sparkling wine provide a lovely balance.
The Mimosa is a popular cocktail dating back as far as the 1920's and is most commonly served at brunch but is the perfect cocktail for any celebration. A traditional mimosa consists of chilled champagne or sparkling wine and orange juice, served in a champagne flute. While the original mimosa is delicious in it's own right, modern day time has extended the mimosa to a variety of flavors that are only limited by one's imagination.
Mimosas are wonderfully festive and even better, they are so simple to make. In lieu of orange juice, some popular alternatives are raspberry, grapefruit, pear and quite fittingly for this time of year, cranberry. Many variations also welcome a splash of Triple Sec or Grand Marnier which always add a little extra joy to any occasion. Serve mimosas at your next gathering and you can guarantee a great time will be had by all.
Mulled wine is a cool weather essential that has many variations around the world. It's deliciously spicy and warming, almost akin to a cold weather sangria and much like sangria, it's a very affordable cocktail to serve for a large party. Mulled wine is traditionally served warm but this recipe can be served hot or cold and is equally fantastic either way.
Pomegranate is a wonderful summer flavour that blends so well with Zinfandel. The Pomegranate's earthy, rich juice balances with Zinfandel's spicy, robust grapes creating a delicate spicy sweetness that has a particular uniqueness on the first sip and leaves you wanting more.
Cinco De Mayo is a traditional Mexican celebration that falls on May 5th of each year. It is most often enjoyed with food, drink, music and dancing and Sangria is naturally standard fare for any Mexican celebration.
Summer has arrived and the festivities in North America are about to begin. First with Canada Day and shortly after, America's 4th of July celebrations. This is a perfect punch to serve for either but certainly shouldn't be exclusive for a special occasion. This delicious punch is a refreshing thirst quencher on any hot Summer day.