Make Your Next Brunch Bubble Over With Prosecco Cocktails

Bubble up your brunch with Prosecco cocktails

Everybody loves brunch, but without the bubbly, it’s just breakfast. Add a festive cocktail to the mix, and suddenly you’ve got a celebration.

The next time you’re cooking up a weekend morning meal, be it a brunch-in-bed with that sweet someone or a noon-ish feast for friends, add authentic Italian flair to your crafty cocktails with Riondo Prosecco Spago Nero Frizzante, the number one Prosecco in Italy.

This vino frizzante, with scents of apples, pears and acacia berries, is as soft on your pocketbook as it is on your palate, making it easy to bubble up your brunch in style. Prosecco is definitely the bubbly on trend right now, gaining popularity as an approachable, affordable cousin of champagne. Here are five killer ways to use Riondo Prosecco to put the punch back in your brunch.

Italian Mimosa

Orange juice and bubbly is a little passe. Mix it up with this delicious Italian twist on an old favorite.

2 Oz. Orange Vodka

4 Oz. Blood Orange Juice

6 Oz. Riondo Prosecco

Mix the first two ingredients and divide among two flutes. Top each with Prosecco and garnish with a blood orange.

(Serves two.)

Blush Crush

Welcome the rum renaissance with this perfectly refreshing cocktail.

2 Oz. White Rum

2 Oz. Fresh Lime Juice

2 Oz. Simple Syrup

6 Chunks Fresh Watermelon

10 Fresh Mint Leaves

Riondo Prosecco (enough to fill glass just below the rim)

In two tall glasses, muddle lime, simple syrup and watermelon. Add ice, rum and Prosecco. Stir. Garnish with mint.

(Serves two.)

Veranda Mojito Fizz

This Italian take on a Cuban classic is perfect for a patio brunch party.

2/3 Cup Blueberries

12 Mint Leaves

2 Tablespoons Sugar in The Raw

4 Oz. Light Rum

5 Tablespoons Lime Juice

2 Oz. Riondo Prosecco

Divide blueberries, mint, sugar and lime juice into two tall glasses. Muddle until blueberries are smashed. Fill the glasses with ice and add the rum. Stir slightly. Top with Prosecco and garnish with blueberries and a mint sprig.

(Serves two.)

Venetian Mule

This cocktail is a fresh spin on the famous Moscow Mule, which, legend has it, was created in New York in the 1940s.

1 Lime

4 Oz. Vodka

1 Oz. Ginger Liqueur

Prosecco (enough to fill glass just below the rim)

Ice

In two chilled copper mugs, squeeze the lime over ice. Add the vodka, the ginger liqueur and finish with Prosecco. Garnish with a slice of lime.

(Serves two.)

La Vita Margarita

Take the classic to the next level with refreshing Italian bubbles!

3 Oz. Tequila

2 Oz. Lime Juice

2 Tablespoons Agave Nectar

Salt (optional)

Prosecco (enough to fill glass just below the rim)

Shake the first three ingredients with ice. Strain into two glasses rimmed with salt if you desire. Top with Prosecco and garnish with a lime wedge.

(Serves two.)

Adding these festive Prosecco cocktails to your weekend menu will make yours the most sought-after brunch invitation in town. And if you’re not in the mood to host, consider the following hot spots across the U.S. best known for their brunch pours: https://vinepair.com/articles/10-best-brunch-programs-nationwide-2017/.

Saluti!

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