Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler
Light up your night with the Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler! This holiday cocktail is made with Domaine Carneros Estate Brut Cuvée, cranberry juice, orange liqueur, and vanilla bean for a bold, bubbly, and balanced refreshment.
I partnered with Domaine Carneros to mix up this Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler recipe! Recipe and ideas are my own.Jump to Recipe
This time of the year is my favorite because there are so many occasions to celebrate. And if you’re wondering what special cocktail to celebrate with, I’ve got you covered with the Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler. If you’re a sparkling wine lover, you’ll especially enjoy this cocktail.
The Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler is a sparkling wine-based cocktail that’s effervescent and balanced. It’s mixed with some refreshing ingredients like Domaine Carneros Estate Brut Cuvée, cranberry juice, orange liqueur, and vanilla bean for a festive holiday cocktail!
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Domaine Carneros is a winery based out of Napa Valley, located conveniently between Sonoma and Napa. The winery is best known as a small grower/ producer of sparkling wine, pinot noir, estate vineyards, and a breathtakingly beautiful château. 100% of the grapes used come from the estate vineyards, comprised of 400 acres. Plan your visit today!
I used the Domaine Carneros Estate Brut Cuvée in the Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler. This varietal includes bright aromas of green apple, macadamia nut, honeycomb, and yuzu. To the taste, this wine boasts notes of juicy pear, apple, and lychee with a long, savory finish. Pair this varietal with goat cheese, nuts, oysters, and poultry. The Domaine Carneros Estate Brut Cuveée is 57% Chardonnay and 43% Pinot Noir with an ABV of 12%.
To make the Cranberry Vanilla Sparkler, start by preparing 2 glasses with a gold rim. You’ll do this by adding the gold rim sugar to a shallow dish. Run a citrus wedge along the rim of the glasses. Submerge in the gold sugar until the rim is coated.
Next, you’ll add cranberry juice, orange liqueur and ice to a cocktail shaker. Split and scrape about 1 inch of the vanilla bean into the shaker. Shake until the outside of the cocktail shaker is chilled.
Divide evenly into the 2 prepared glasses. Fill the glasses with Domaine Carneros Estate Brut Cuvée and garnish with rosemary and cranberries.
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