Sparkling Sippers for a Festive New Year’s Eve

By  December 26, 2010

When New Year’s rolls around you can always count on two constant traditions – a kiss and a toast!  But put away those $40 bottles of Champagne this year, and pull out the Prosecco instead.  Half the price of your average Champagne, Prosecco makes the perfect base for sparkling cocktails. Impress friend at your New Year’s party this year with these easy-to-make, fun and festive drinks…

Champagne Cocktail

Merry Berry Cocktail
3 oz Mionetto Brut Prosecco
1 oz PAMA Liqueur
Splash of fresh lime juice

Pour PAMA into a rocks glass filled with ice.  Top with Mionetto and add a splash of lime juice.  Garnish with slice of lime.

Sparkling Ginger Daisy
1oz Gin
1oz Ginger liqueur
2Tbs Lemon juice
1tsp Grenadine
Mionetto Prosecco Brut
Combine the gin, ginger liqueur, lemon juice and grenadine in an ice-filled mixing glass.  Stir until well chilled and strain into a flute.  Top with Mionetto Prosecco Brut.
Optional: Rim glasses with rock sugar and garnish with a cherry at the bottom of each flute.

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