Things go better with a few good bubbles. Serving up a signature cocktail is a special way to lift the mood.
"Here's to the cook!"
It's a lot harder for the family grump—if there is one—to be crabby with a bright, sparkling cocktail in hand. These drinks range from almost soda-pop light to a cognac-tinged glass of pure golden elegance.
Sweet and sunshiny, this sophisticated twist on a standard mimosa is ideal for a holiday brunch.
View Recipe: Clementine Sparkler
A little rosé pairs wonderfully with Campari, an Italian aperitif which gives the drink a bitter edge and beautiful rosy color.
View Recipe: Campari and Orange Sparkling Cocktail
A classic combo—sparkling wine, cognac, sugar, and a dash of bitters—makes for an elegant drink worthy of a special celebration.
View Recipe: Cognac Sparkling Wine Cocktail
If the recession has been thumbing its nose at you, dip into Spanish cava or Italian prosecco for bubbles: Some cost less
than $10 per bottle and are delicious in this lime-tangy crowd-pleaser.
View Recipe: Pomegranate Fizz
Pear liqueur and a dry sparkling wine make for a heady combo in this beautifully aromatic sipper.
View Recipe: Sparkling Pear Cocktail