Batch up this seasonal sparkler before your guests arrive for easy holiday entertaining.
Makes 1 pitcher (approx. 15 cocktails)
1 bottle Venus Gin Blend No. 02
1/2 C pomegranate juice
3/4 C spiced simple syrup*
3/4 C fresh lime juice
2 C sparkling wine
Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine in a pitcher and refrigerate. Just before serving, add ice and stir. Add sparkling wine and serve over ice.
1 C sugar
1 C water
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp allspice
Bring all ingredients to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Strain, allow to cool and stir in 1 Tbsp vanilla.
Want just one drink?
1 1/2 ounces Venus Gin Blend No. 02
1/4 ounce pomegranate juice
1/4 ounce spiced syrup
1/2 ounce lime juice
1 ounce sparkling wine
Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled, pour into a glass with ice and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with lime or pomegranate seeds.