Beyond the Mimosa: Sparkling Wine Cocktail To Wake Up Your Brunch

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From puckering Champagne Mojitos to refreshing, herb-infused Campari-Fennel Aperitifs, there is no denying that a sparkling wine cocktail makes the perfect match to celebrate every occasion.

The truth is, you do not need a special occasion to celebrate life and enjoy in the heavenly flavours of your favourite sparkling wine cocktail. Thus, sparkling wine cocktails go amazingly well when taken before, during and after ‘brunch o’clock’. If you have not known that yet, you should definitely try it. It is guaranteed that you will be looking forward to the next time, which I suppose will be very, very soon.

For a long time, Mimosa cocktail has been the top choice when it comes to choosing a sparkling wine cocktail that will wake up your senses and beautify your brunch. Lately, passionate wine/cocktail lovers have been introduced with another trend, called Sangria de Cava, also referred to as sparkling wine Sangria.

Wine Cocktail

We all know that since forever, Sangria has been globally recognized as the most refreshing party drink that is extremely popular in the United States and of course, Spain. If you have not known yet, the roots of Sangria come from Spain and this is the time-honoured drink that keeps a special place in this country’s history. As for the wine, the luxuriously elegant Sangria wine represents a blend of highest quality Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

But, we are here to talk about Sangria de Cava, so let’s see what this spectacular sparkling wine cocktail actually is.

How to Prepare Sangria de Cava

Sparkling Wine Cocktail

To make your very first glass of refreshing, bubbly Sangria de Cava loaded with delicious, earthy-flavoured fruity goodness, you will need to make sure to have the following ingredients:

  • 2 (750-ml) bottles of well chilled Cava (the most beautiful and popular Spanish white), or as a plan B, you can use any other quality sparkling wine at your preference.
  • 2 cups of sparkling mineral water
  • 1 cup of well-chilled peach brandy
  • 1 cup of superfine sugar
  • 4 cups of rinsed and drained berries at your convenience (blackberries, blackberries, blueberries)

Once you are equipped with all the ingredients, it is ‘preparation time’. Start by stirring the mineral water, the peach brandy and the sugar together in a bowl. When the superfine sugar gets dissolved, gently poor the sparkling wine into the bowl. Half the dose of your chosen berries should float in the sangria, while the other half you should use for glass-decoration purposes.

And that’s it! You are all set to enjoy the pleasure of drinking the fantastic Sangria de Cava sparkling wine cocktail.