This light, refreshing twist on the Quill takes its cues from the Americano and Negroni Spagliato. A little absinthe is excellent with bubbly.
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Tart rhubarb and sweet, red strawberries are the perfect foil for fresh basil in this pretty spring cocktail.
In this chic twist on the classic brunch drink, Aperol adds a beautiful blush color and a hint of bitterness to the mix.
The classic French 75, with a rosy twist.
We've always liked sparkling wine with a splash of elderflower liqueur, but this highball from Freemans restaurant in NYC raises the bar a bit with the addition of Bulleit bourbon and some tart lemon to even it out.
Grapefruit, with its slightly bitter punch, used to throw me for a loop, but lately I've taken a real liking to it, embracing the pungent flavor. One of the ways I eased into is by pairing it with another strong flavor like ginger. Together this duo is hard to beat—spicy, citrusy and bright. But turn the duo into a trio by adding a little bubbly over top, and you've got yourself a cocktail that will keep you on your toes.
This is a delicious way to enjoy Lillet blanc: topped with sparkling wine and a few dashes of grapefruit bitters.