Champagne Cocktail Recipes

It doesn't have to be New Year's Eve for you to enjoy a bubbly cocktail or Champagne punch. Our easy recipes are delicious any time of year. Start with the classics and then experiment with all kinds of flavors. Cheers!

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The Gemini

Rating: 4.03 stars
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Bringing together tart and sweet, floral and fruity, this refreshing concoction owes its origin to the elderflower liqueur. Perfect for a summer get-together, it's guaranteed to delight.

Basil French 75

All kinds of cocktails perk up when herbs are added to the mix. The key to extracting the herbs' flavors and fragrant oils is muddling -- done with a traditional bar tool (that's similar to a mortar and pestle but gentler on delicate leaves) or the end of a wooden spoon. Try these cocktails: Mint-Ginger Caipiroska, Cilantro Negroni, Tequila-Thyme Lemonade

Lavender Champagne

This recipe for lavender Champagne is featured in the Fall 2007 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.

Lemon Sorbet with Prosecco

Inspired by a classic cocktail made with limoncello (a lemon liqueur) and Prosecco (Italian sparkling wine), this incredibly refreshing dessert is a cinch to make. Serve with biscotti or your favorite Italian cookies.

Pineapple-Raspberry Bellini

This bubbly drink is inspired by a French martini.

Limoncello Sparkler

Add summery Italian flair to your glass of prosecco with a splash of sunny limoncello and a sprig of fresh rosemary in this sparkling cocktail.

Bellini

Originated in Venice, Italy, this Champagne cocktail has become one of the most popular brunch drinks of all time. It's best made with fresh peach puree.

Menning Mimosa

Rating: 3.36 stars
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This fabulous recipe for a menning mimosa is a perfect cocktail to serve at any celebration.

Venetian Spritz

Try serving an aperitif-style cocktail when guests arrive for a holiday feast. Meant to stimulate the appetite, they're perfect right before a big meal. This sparkling drink (pictured right) is like a grownup Shirley Temple—bursting with sweet-tart cherries and warming spices. 
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Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.32 stars
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Raise a glass to sunny days and balmy nights with this refreshing champagne-and-fruit cocktail.

Grapefruit-White Wine Sparkler

This drink combines sweet-tart grapefruit juice and gin with sparkling wine for an effervescent cocktail that's perfect for toasting the holiday season.
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Inspiration and Ideas

23 Bottles of Bubbly to Pop on Your Wedding Day

Whether you drink these bottles while getting ready with your bridesmaids or share them with your intimate guest list during dinner, they're the ultimate way to celebrate your new marriage.

Champagne and Cherries

Rating: 3.13 stars
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This refreshing summer cocktail of sweet cherries and almond-flavored liqueur gets topped off with sparkling wine.