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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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