As the New Year’s celebrations wind down, you might find yourself with a bit of extra sparkling wine and champagne from the festivities. While the mimosa is a traditional go-to, spice things up and transform that extra bubbly into something extraordinary without much more effort.
Check out these fun, delicious, and easy to execute recipes created by Trentadue family members and team to elevate your drink game this year:
Bubbly Cousins by Crystal (Trentadue) Kovanda, Andrew Kovanda and Tyler Trentadue
- 3 oz Trentadue OPR California Champagne
- 2 oz Vodka
- 0.5 oz Triple Sec
- 0.5 oz Lime Juice
- 0.5 oz Cranberry Juice
- Garnishment: Edible Flower
Combine vodka, triple sec, lime juice and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled and strain into a martini glass. Top with Champagne and garnishment.
Italian Dessert by Andrew Kovanda
- 2 oz Trentadue OPR Sparkling Champagne
- 2 oz Limoncello (store bought is fine, or make your own)
- Garnish: Lemon Wedge
Pour ingredients into a short brandy glass with one large ice cube and garnish with lemon.
Holiday Sparkler by Crystal (Trentadue) Kovanda
- 5 oz Trentadue OPR Sparkling Champagne
- 1 oz Cranberry Juice
- Dash of Lime Juice
- Sugared Cranberries (can substitute with regular cranberries)
- Garnish: Sprig of Rosemary
Put a handful of sugared cranberries in the bottom of a martini glass and add ingredients. For added embellishment – funnel cocktail into a fillable, round ornament and put the ornament in the martini glass for carrying. Garnish with sprig of rosemary.
The Mix by Crystal (Trentadue) Kovanda
- 3 oz Trentadue OPR Rose Champagne
- 1 oz Viognier Port, or other white dessert wine
- 1 oz Vodka
- 0.5 oz Grapefruit Juice
- 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
- 3 Drops Coconut Cream
- Garnish: Mint Leaves & Berries
Combine all ingredients in a tall wine glass and add garnishes as desired. Serve chilled.
These cocktails are a great way to repurpose your surplus holiday champagne, but it’s just the beginning! Explore your inner mixologist and experiment with different ingredients and ratios to best suit your taste buds.
We’d love to see your creations and unique twists! Share your favorite bubbly cocktails on social media and tag us @TrentadueWinery.
Wishing you a joyful and bubbly New Year filled with cheer! 🥂