Rhubarb and Rum

This lovely Rhubarb and Rum cocktail is a perfect Friday night tipple and a great way to start your weekend in style. The recipe uses frozen rhubarb. This is ideal if you’re a keen gardener and have frozen some home-grown crops; alternatively, most supermarkets stock frozen rhubarb that will work just fine. The rhubarb compote is […]
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Rose Wishes and Caviar Dreams

Rose Wishes and Caviar Dreams is true fabulousness in a glass: a cocktail made up of a decadent and interesting combination of ingredients: gin, Aperol, lemon juice, orange bitters, mint, lemon verbena, basil and sparkling rose in a St.-Germain-rinsed glass. The decadence of champagne is topped only by the addition of Caviar, an optional garnish. For […]
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Mimosa

The Mimosa is a classic in the world of cocktails. It is believed to have been invented circa 1925 in the Hotel Ritz Paris, by Frank Meier. This has all the class and style of the 20s cocktail and is simple to produce. With the same ingredients as a traditional British Bucks Fizz, but with […]
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French 75

This delicious classic of the cocktail world has a history that is as stimulating as the drink itself. The story goes that it was created in 1915 by Harry MacElhone at the New York Bar in Paris. It was flown over to the US by returning World War I pilots, becoming a popular drink at […]
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Strawberry Bellini

As far as flavour combinations go, it doesn’t get much better than this. Strawberries and champagne are so well matched that it’s a marriage that could only have been forged by the gods. The Strawberry Bellini takes that marriage to a whole new level, blending the strawberries into the champagne to create at synergistic union […]
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Green Grass Champagne Cocktail

The great chefs will tell you that before we taste with our mouths, we taste with our eyes. Presentation is the key in all the best restaurants and bars. If you are looking for a cocktail with pizzazz then this is your ideal. The intense hue of the Green Grass Champagne Cocktail is amazing. The […]
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Frozen Peach Bellini Cocktail

Bellini cocktail is a classic of the cocktail world. Invented sometime between 1934 and 1948 by Guiseppe Cipriani, the drink is so named because the color was reminiscent of a toga in a 15th century painting by Giovanni Bellini. The original Bellini is made with peach, but since its invention many variations have been created. This […]
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Poinsettia Mimosas

The Poinsettia Mimosa is an elegant champagne cocktail so named for it’s color – the bright, bold, rich red of the poinsettia flower. The poinsettia is a common Christmas flower, and this cocktail is a perfect choice for the festive season. The red will compliment any decorative theme and the simplicity makes this a perfect […]
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Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail

This pleasant mix of pineapple and coconut has a great tropical, summer vibe; the tangy pineapple is just like the splash of the waves on the beach, while the coconut is smooth like the sand. Unlike the multitude of coconut cocktails which use full-fat coconut milk, this one uses a coconut juice blend. This substitution […]
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Mustique Champagne Cocktail

The Mustique Cocktail, which shares it’s name with the tiny private island in the Caribbean, offers a true taste of paradise in a glass. With the additions of grenadine ( another ingredient with a Caribbean namesake) and fruit, this is like liquid sunshine. Doesn’t it make you want to strip down and lay by the […]
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Pomegranate and Clementine Champagne Cocktail

Pomegranate and Clementine Champagne cocktails are visually beautiful. The soft, red hue is complemented perfectly by the pomegranate seeds, which float lusciously in the bubbles of the champagne like little jewels. The Clementine pieces sit nestled at the base of the glass, adding an extra layer of color to this pretty concoction. The St. Germain […]
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Champagne Punch with Gingerale and Orange

The word punch conjures up memories of 70s parties and alcoholic concoctions that rendered the drinker very drunk, very quickly, popular perhaps for its ability to loosen people up fast. This is not that kind of punch, but rather a cocktail that is ideal when you don’t want to get too drunk too quickly. This is ideal for […]
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Strawberry Kir Royale

If you’re looking to bring a drop of French prestige to your next cocktail party, look no further than the delightful Strawberry Kir Royale. This twist on the typical Kir Royale (which is, in itself, a twist on Kir, a white wine apéritif) includes strawberry liqueur in the pace of the usual crème de cassis, […]
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Limoncello Champagne Cocktail

The Raspberry, Limoncello and Prosecco Cooler is a cocktail made with a combination of Italian ingredients. The Prosecco and Limoncello create a true delight for all the senses. The addition of rasberries and fresh mint garnish make for a truly pretty drink with a beautiful array of colors – deep pink, green and yellow. The colors scream out […]
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Sparkling Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

This pretty looking cocktail, the Sparkling Pomegranate Champagne, is as delicious as it looks. Its attractiveness comes from the abundance of pomegranate seeds, which look lovely floating in among all the bubbles. It is the perfect celebratory drink for all your special occasions. Its pretty, watery, pink color works for the ladies, although it’s not […]
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