Santa Margherita Cocktails

Santa Margherita Cocktails

Last week Santa Margherita came out with four deliciously refreshing cocktail recipes in time to enjoy for the rest of the summer.The cocktails were served at the brand’s She Shed Event about ten days ago where guests enjoyed hors d’ oeuvres and experienced a variety of cooking demos from Top Chef winner, Richard Blais.

Summer Cup

Summer Cup

Ingredients:

1 oz. Lillet Rose

½ oz. vodka

½ oz. strawberry and rhubarb syrup

Pinch of salt

1.5 oz. watermelon Juice

 

Method: Shake and strain on ice and top with 2 oz. Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé. Garnish with watermelon radish wheels.

Peach Royale

Peach Royale

Ingredients:

1 oz. tequila

1 oz. white peach purée

½ oz. lemon juice

½ oz. simple syrup

3 dashes peach bitters

 

Method: Shake and strain on ice and top with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Garnish with a peach wedge.

 

Spritz O’Clock

Spritz O’Clock

Ingredients:

1 oz. Aperol

½ oz. vodka

½ oz. orange juice

Dash of passionfruit purée

5 drops of orange flower water

 

Method: Build over ice and top with Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé. Garnish with an orange wheel and spray of orange blossom.

 

Garden Cooler

Garden Cooler

Ingredients:

2 oz. Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio

½ oz. St. Germain

½ oz. lime juice

Dash each of celery and cucumber bitters

Dash of verjus and saline solution

 

Method: Build over ice and top with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Garnish with cucumber slice and fresh herbs (shiso, opal basil, chrysanthemum).

 

I sure hope you enjoy these as much as we did. Let me know if you try them.

 

 

Maralyn D. Hill

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