Top Holiday Cocktail Recipes


You don’t have to be a master of mixology to serve up something naughty or nice and keep you in good spirits this season.  Wine Oh TV consulted with Jonathan Pogash,”The Cocktail Guru,” to give you a guide on the coolest cocktails that will help warm you up during your wild winter nights.

Ginger-Passion Sparkler

Ginger-Passion Sparkler

(served at Bookmarks Lounge, NYC)

1/2 oz. ginger liqueur

1 oz. passionfruit juice

4 oz. Yellowtail Sparkling Wine

Directions: Add ingredients directly to champagne flute.

Garnish: candied ginger on rim of glass





Cinn-Apple Sparkler

Cinn-Apple Sparkler

4 oz. Yellowtail Sparkling Wine

1/2 oz. cinnamon schnapps

1 oz. apple cider

Directions: Add ingredients directly to a champagne flute.

Garnish: floating red apple slice





Blackberry FizzBlackberry Fizz

(served at Madison & Vine, NYC)

2 large fresh blackberries (or 1 oz. blackberry puree)

3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

3/4 oz. simple syrup

2 oz. Yellowtail sparkling wine

1 oz. Lillet Blanc

1 oz. Gin

Directions: In a mixing glass muddle the blackberries (or add the puree), along with the lemon, simple, Lillet, and Gin. Then add ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled champagne flute and top off with the sparkling wine.

Garnish: Blackberry on rim of glass


Monique Soltani

Monique Soltani is the Executive Producer and Host of Wine Oh TV. Wine Oh TV is the only weekly wine show on television. Watch Wine Oh TV with Monique Soltani Wednesdays at 8:30pm on Comcast (Ch. 104/819HD).

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PUBLISHED DATE: December 19th, 2011 | WINE CATEGORY: Cooking & Recipes
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