Champagne-based sips

  • 16 Drink
  • Updated: Jan 5, 2016
Everyone loves bubblies, and these tipples are perfect for brunches, graduations, celebrations, and particularly for ringing in the New Year. Cheers!
  • Champagne, Peach schnapps
    A Bellini is a peach flavored cocktail with refreshing bubbles from the champagne. The Bellini was invented in the 1940s by Giuseppe Cipriani at Harry's Bar in Venice, Italy. Its unique pink color reminded Cipriani of the color of the toga of a saint in a painting by 15th-century Venetian artist Giovanni Bellini, so he named the drink the Bellini.
  • Prosecco, Peach Puree
    The Bellini is a classic champagne cocktail made with sparkling wine (often Prosecco, since it's an Italian drink), peach puree, and optionally peach liqueur. It has long been a favorite at brunch, as it introduces some fresh, fruity flavors that pair fantastically with breakfast foods. While the Bellini has a reputation for being a bit of a girly drink, we …
  • Stout, Champagne
    The Black Velvet cocktail is a favorite of St. Patrick's Day revelers everywhere, as it takes a classic Guinness stout (you can use any, but that's the most popular) and adds a celebratory dose of champagne or sparkling wine to make it feel festive. It's bubbly, satisfying, and sure to be a hit with folks who are tired of just drinking beer with green food c…
  • Mango, Champagne
    A Bombay Bellini is a mango flavored cocktail with refreshing bubbles from the champagne. The Bellini was invented in the 1940s by Giuseppe Cipriani at Harry's Bar in Venice, Italy. Its unique pink color reminded Cipriani of the color of the toga of a saint in a painting by 15th-century Venetian artist Giovanni Bellini, so he named the drink the Bellini.
  • Champagne, Cointreau
  • Champagne, Sugar, Angostura Bitters, Lemon Peel
    "Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine." Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman shared these classic drinks in Casablanca, but they don't always require so much drama. The Champagne Cocktail is simple to make and great for any celebration, especially if you're getting dressed up.
  • Gin, Lemon, Powdered sugar, Champagne
  • Peach schnapps, Orange juice, Champagne
  • Champagne, Orange juice
    The Mimosa is a classic brunch cocktail that almost makes it feel appropriate to be drinking at 11 in the morning, and it couldn't be simpler to make. All you need is some Champagne (or any sparkling wine), orange juice (preferably freshly squeezed), and a day off to enjoy it.There's some debate among Mimosa "experts" about whether you should add the champag…
  • Passionfruit juice, Champagne
    The Passionfruit Mimosa is a brunch cocktail that's pretty much exactly what it sounds like: passionfruit juice and Champagne. Just like the classic Mimosa, it's super simple to make, and it's perfect for those Sunday mornings when you're feeling particularly tropical. If you want to get fancy, feel free to garnish with some fresh fruit of your choice—strawb…
  • Vodka, Orange juice, Champagne
  • grape jello, water, Champagne
  • Gin, Champagne, Simple Syrup, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist
    The French 75 is a classic sweet and sour cocktail, augmented nicely by refreshing bubbles from the champagne. This one made its first appearance in print during Prohibition in 1927.
  • Champagne, Sugar, Bitters
  • Champagne, strawberry, jello
    Jello shots are a staple at college parties, but these elegant Champagne jello shots are pretty enough for brunch.
  • Raspberry Liqueur, Prosecco, Peach puree
    A peach Bellini is a classic Italian cocktail made with peach puree or peach nectar, prosecco or sparkling wine, and a dash of raspberry liqueur. The Bellini originated in Venice at a bar called Harry’s Bar.

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