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Sparkling Cocktails

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Sharon Fenchak

Count on these fun and delicious cocktails to liven up any gathering or serve as an aperitif before your meal.

 

 

Biltmore Sparkling Blackberry Punch

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. light rum
• ¾ oz. blackberry brandy
• 2 oz. cranberry juice
• 1 oz. simple syrup
• 1 oz. blackberry purée
• 3 oz. Biltmore Pas de Deux

Method:
Combine rum, brandy, cranberry juice, simple syrup and blackberry purée over ice in a mixing glass. Shake well and strain mixture over ice in a tall glass. Fill with Pas de Deux. Garnish with fresh blackberries and a mint sprig.
Serves 1.

 

Biltmore Blackberry Bellini

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. blackberry brandy
• 1 oz. blackberry purée
• ½ oz. simple syrup
• 4 oz. Biltmore Pas de Deux

Method:
Add blackberry purée, brandy and simple syrup to a Champagne flute. Fill with Pas de Deux. Garnish with two floating blackberries.
Serves 1.

 

Biltmore Sparkling Blackberry Punch

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. light rum
• ¾ oz. blackberry brandy
• 2 oz. cranberry juice
• 1 oz. simple syrup
• 1 oz. blackberry purée
• 3 oz. Biltmore Pas de Deux

Method:
Combine rum, brandy, cranberry juice, simple syrup and blackberry purée over ice in a mixing glass. Shake well and strain mixture over ice in a tall glass. Fill with Pas de Deux. Garnish with fresh blackberries and a mint sprig.
Serves 1.

 

Pomegranate Pas de Deux Punch

Ingredients:
• 1 ¼ ounces orange vodka
• ¾ ounce triple sec
• 1 ounce pomegranate juice
• ½ ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
• 2 ounces Biltmore Pas de Deux

Method:
Combine vodka, triple sec, pomegranate juice, and orange juice in a mixing glass over ice. Shake well and strain over ice in a tall glass. Top with Pas de Deux. Garnish with an orange wheel.
Serves 1.

 

Ruby Slipper

Ingredients:
• 1 ¼ ounces raspberry vodka
• 1 ounce red grapefruit juice
• ¾ ounce grenadine
• 2 ounces Biltmore Pas de Deux

Method:
Combine vodka, grapefruit juice, and grenadine in a mixing glass over ice. Shake well and strain over ice in a tall glass. Top with Pas de Deux.
Serves 1.

 

Vanilla Pear Mimosa

Ingredients:
• 3/4 ounce vanilla vodka
• 1 1/2 ounces pear nectar or pear juice
• 4 ounces Biltmore Estate Sparkling Sec, chilled

Method:
Pour the vodka into a chilled Champagne flute. Top with the pear nectar and then the sparkling wine.
Serves 1.

 

Sparkling Punch

Ingredients:
• 1 Bottle of Biltmore® Sparkling Blanc de Blancs
• 2 Cups of Biltmore Pinot Grigio or your favorite Biltmore white wine
• 4 Cups of Lemon Lime Soda
• 1 Package of Sherbet

Method:
Combine all ingredients into a punch bowl just before ready to serve. Gently stir just until ingredients are integrated so as not to lose the bubbles. Garnish with cranberries or a touch of cinnamon.
Serves 6–8.

 

Bistro Bellini

Ingredients:
• 3 ounces peach nectar
• 1 dash lemon juice
• 1 dash grenadine
• 3 ounces Biltmore Estate Sparkling Sec, chilled

Method:
Pour everything, except the sparkling wine, into the bottom of a champagne flute. Top with the sparkling wine and serve immediately.
Serves 1.

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