1. Raspberry Sgroppino


WHAT is sgroppino? It’s a delicious frosty mix of vodka, prosecco, and fruit sorbet that really wants to party with you. You can use any flavor of sorbet if raspberry isn’t your thing. Get the recipe.

2. Roman Holiday Cocktail


A brilliant Italian-ish mix of lemon, honey, rosemary, amaro, and prosecco. Get the recipe.

3. Aperol Spritz

Kristen Olson / bourbonandhoney.com

A classic for a reason — it’s pretty, not too sweet, and gentle enough that you’ll still be able to choose your midnight makeout partner wisely. Get the recipe.

4. Champagne Mojitos

Quentin Bacon / foodandwine.com

Making a syrup with the mint leaves means you won’t have to spend all night muddling. Good deal! Get the recipe.

5. Sparkling Apple Sangria

Johanna Dean / ourjoyfulhome.com

You can get all the mixers you need for this at the grocery store: just an apple, a pomegranate, and some apple juice. Get the recipe.

6. Pop! Cider

María del Mar Sacasa / seriouseats.com

This sparkling cider cocktail calls for Benedictine, which is a cool herb-y liqueur that’s definitely worth trying. Get the recipe.

7. Citrus Cordial Sparklers

Todd Wagner / honestlyyum.com

“Cordial” just means a syrup made with sugar and the juice and zest from your favorite citrus. Clementine? Grapefruit? Blood orange? All of the above! Get the recipe.

8. Spiced Cranberry Rum Fizz

Autumn Giles / seriouseats.com

You can make up a big party-size batch of the syrup and juice base for this ahead of time, then just top with champagne whenever you’re ready to get down to business. Get the recipe.

9. 23 Skiddoo

Jessica Leibowitz / seriouseats.com

Gin, St. Germain (elderflower liqueur), thyme syrup, lemon, and sparkling wine. Get the recipe.

10. Champagne Cocktail

Ed Anderson / thekitchn.com

Sugar, champagne, and bitters is all it takes to achieve Timeless Elegance. Recipe at The Kitchn.

11. Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria with Lillet Rosé

Elana Lepkowski / seriouseats.com

Get the recipe.

12. Clementine French 75

Kristen Olson / bourbonandhoney.com

Get yourself a big box of clementines and swap in the juice for lemon in this easy gin cocktail. Get the recipe.

13. Pear Sorbet Champagne Cocktail


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14. Campari-Fennel Aperitif

Paul Costello / foodandwine.com

Best fronds forever!! Get the recipe.

15. Thyme & Blackberry Fizz


A nice mid-winter reminder that summer exists. Get the recipe.

16. Ginger Grapefruit Sparkler

Anna Schaber / garnishwithlemon.com

Dead simple: fresh grapefruit juice, ginger liqueur, and prosecco. Get the recipe.

17. Negroni Sbagliato

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1 part Campari, 1 part red vermouth, 1 part sparkling wine. YOU’RE WELCOME.

18. Sparkling Bourbon Pear Cocktail

Autumn Giles / seriouseats.com

Perfect if you have a few pears getting wrinkly in the fridge. Get the recipe.

19. Lavender Bubbly

Kelly Carámbula / thebestremedy.co

Just what it sounds like! You can find dried lavender for the syrup at a tea shop or order it online. Get the recipe.

20. Rouge 75

Frances Janisch / foodandwine.com

Gin, raspberries, syrup, and champagne. 1f60d Get the recipe.

21. Lemon Cheesecake Cocktail

Lucy Heath / capturebylucy.com

This pretty lil’ thing is the product of careful pouring. You’ll need brandy, limoncello, sparkling wine, and bitters. Get the recipe.

For those who are lazy or in doubt, you can just set up a champagne cocktail bar and let people DIY.

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