5 Champagne Cocktails to Ring In the New Year
These champagne cocktails are perfect for New Year's. Pop the cork and toast to new beginnings with these fresh takes on the classic fizzy drink.
This berry-pink drink was created at the China Grill restaurant in New York City. Grenadine — a classic syrup made of pomegranate juice and sugar —and raspberry-infused vodka give this drink a fruity pop and its beautiful rosy glow.
Get the recipe here: Pink Halo
Pear Champagne Cocktail
Fruity pear brandy makes this champagne cocktail extra festive.
Get the recipe here: Pear Champagne Cocktail
Raspberry Champagne Cocktail
With just two ingredients (champagne and raspberry-flavored liqueur), this cocktail is as simple as it gets. And it simply sparkles!
Get the recipe here: Raspberry Champagne Cocktail
La Bella Donna Cocktail
Cynar, a bittersweet artichoke-based Italian liqueur, "adds a sophisticated yet gentle, bitter, rich note—a je ne sais quoi
, if you will," says mixologist Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club in New York City. To make simple syrup, put equal parts granulated sugar and water into a small pot and bring just to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Let cool completely before using.
Get the recipe here: La Bella Donna Cocktail
Champagne Peach Bisque
Peaches, orange juice and peach schnapps make this drink extra refreshing. After all, Oprah wound down with this drink at the Miraval Resort in Tuscon, Arizona, where she and Gayle King once went for the ultimate girls' getaway
Get the recipe here: Champagne Peach Bisque