Champagne and Prosecco aren’t just for toasting, they can be for anytime you want a little bubbly in your life. Try some of these Champagne and Prosecco cocktail recipes to liven up any celebration, party or New Years festivities.
What is the difference between Champagne and Prosecco?
Both Champagne and Prosecco are sparkling wines and can be used interchangeably for celebrations and in cocktail recipes. The only difference really is where they were produced. Champagne is made in the Champagne region of France and Prosecco is made in the Veneto region of Italy. The other difference is the cost. Champagne is more costly than Prosecco. Champagne is made using a more costly method than Prosecco which is make using the “tank method“.
Moët Impérial from Champagne, France is the Moët’s iconic champagne. Created in 1869, it embodies the unique Moët & Chandon style. A style that distinguishes itself by it’s bright fruitiness, it’s seductive palate and it’s elegant maturity. Moët Impérial champagne is a golden yellow with amber highlights. It’s aroma is bright with fresh fruits, honey and florals.
90 Wine Spectator
“This bright Champagne is aromatic, with hints of smoke, pastry cream and lemon curd on the nose, and flavors of crushed blackberry and toast. Clean-cut and fresh, with a lively bead.”
Moët Impérial Golden Sparkle Gift Box is a festive go-to gift for seasonal festivities will make any party-goer a crowd favorite. Bringing a bottle of Moët & Chandon’s iconic Impérial Brut Champagne will add a golden touch to any end of year festivities.
Tommasi Filodora Prosecco is light and elegant with lively foam. The aromas are “clean and spicy, with an elegant, floral nose with hints of acacia and wisteria flowers. Pleasantly intense, dry, and easy to drink with a light almond aftertaste.” It is delicious as an aperitif or with light dishes. Food friendly and smart Tommasi Prosecco adds an element of festivity to any occasion.
Whether your readers will be ringing in the new year, celebrating an engagement or just toasting to the jolly times ahead, the Filodora Prosecco is a worthy choice for all occasions.
Santa Margherita Prosecco grows luscious, aromatic Glera grapes in the gentle hills of Valdobbiadene. This sparkling wine has fine bubbles winding through its bright straw yellow color and greenish reflections. Its aroma will remind you of peaches and sweet flowers, and its flavor includes fruity hints of pineapples and Rennet apples.
Lemon Elderflower Cocktail Recipe
- Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1-2 ounce St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
- 2-3 drops Angostura bitters
- Lemon rind (as garnish)
Place St. Germain Elderflower liqueur into a cocktail glass and add drops of Angostura bitters. Fill glass with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG to mix. Top with twist of lemon.
Grand Champagne Cocktail
Recipe by Bobby Flay for the Food Network
- 4 shots orange-flavored liqueur (recommended: Grand Marnier)
- 4 teaspoons honey
- 4 fresh strawberries, tops trimmed
- 1 bottle Champagne, well chilled
- Special equipment: 4 chilled Champagne flutes
Add the orange-flavored liqueur, honey and strawberries to a food processor and process until smooth. Fill the chilled glasses halfway with the strawberry mixture and then fill the rest of the glass with Champagne.