Top Holiday Cocktail Recipes


You don’t have to be a master of mixology to serve up something naughty or nice and keep you in good spirits this season.  Wine Oh TV consulted with Jonathan Pogash,”The Cocktail Guru,” to give you a guide on the coolest cocktails that will help warm you up during your wild winter nights.

Ginger-Passion Sparkler

Ginger-Passion Sparkler

(served at Bookmarks Lounge, NYC)

1/2 oz. ginger liqueur

1 oz. passionfruit juice

4 oz. Yellowtail Sparkling Wine

Directions: Add ingredients directly to champagne flute.

Garnish: candied ginger on rim of glass





Cinn-Apple Sparkler

Cinn-Apple Sparkler

4 oz. Yellowtail Sparkling Wine

1/2 oz. cinnamon schnapps

1 oz. apple cider

Directions: Add ingredients directly to a champagne flute.

Garnish: floating red apple slice





Blackberry FizzBlackberry Fizz

(served at Madison & Vine, NYC)

2 large fresh blackberries (or 1 oz. blackberry puree)

3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

3/4 oz. simple syrup

2 oz. Yellowtail sparkling wine

1 oz. Lillet Blanc

1 oz. Gin

Directions: In a mixing glass muddle the blackberries (or add the puree), along with the lemon, simple, Lillet, and Gin. Then add ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled champagne flute and top off with the sparkling wine.

Garnish: Blackberry on rim of glass


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PUBLISHED DATE: December 19th, 2011 | WINE CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings
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