Get ready for the holidays with two festive wine cocktail recipes featuring Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG. With fall in full swing and winter just around the corner, it’s time to indulge in festive flavors like orange, cinnamon, and cloves!
For your upcoming Thanksgiving gatherings, Christmas feasts, Hanukkah traditions, Halloween parties, or fall brunches with family and friends, let’s get into the holiday spirit. Get inspired by the smells and flavors of the holidays. Take your mind off the hustle and bustle of this busy season. Treat your guests — and yourself — to these festive wine cocktails recipes that are both timely and delicious.
Festive Bubblies Featuring Santa Margherita Prosecco
In the fifties, Santa Margherita was one of the first Italian Wineries to produce Spumante wines from Glera grapes. This tradition is renewed nowadays by means of the trustworthy interpretations of Prosecco Docg and Doc. Also, discover this tradition through more modern, innovative alternatives combined with just as noble grape varieties such as Müller Thurgau or Malbech for the Rosé version of the “52” label. This savoir-faire made of elegance, fine
This savoir-faire made of elegance, fine effervescence, and top quality can also be found in Pinot Grigio (my personal fav!) Metodo Classico: a wine that has no match in the world.
And with a little creativity, take this already classic bubbly and turn it into two festive wine cocktail recipes to serve to your guests.
Festive Wine Cocktail Recipes: Orange Cinnamon Blossom
- 1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 orange
- 1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup sugar
- 3 whole cloves
- 3 whole allspice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
Directions: Rinse lemon and orange and thinly slice them, discarding seeds; quarter the orange slices. Put fruit in a 4- to 5-quart pan.
Add honey, sugar (use the smaller amount if you prefer drinks on the tart side, the larger if you want a sweeter flavor), cloves and allspice.
With a knife, cut the cinnamon sticks lengthwise into thinner strips. Add cinnamon and 2 cups water to pan; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes.
Pour Prosecco into hot citrus base and heat until steaming, about 8 minutes.
Keep warm over low heat. Ladle into heatproof cups or wineglasses.
Festive Wine Cocktail Recipes: Lemon Elderflower Cocktail
- Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1-2 ounce St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
- 2-3 drops Angostura bitters
- Lemon rind (as garnish)
Place St. Germain Elderflower liqueur into a cocktail glass and add drops of Angostura bitters.
Fill glass with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG to mix. Top with
Top with twist of lemon.
Serves 10-12. (Lemond Elderflower Cocktail pictured above)
Kick your feet up, forget the shopping lists, and enjoy a holiday wine cocktail. Go ahead and share your favorite festive wine cocktails recipes!