15 Special Occasion Champagne Cocktails

on December 21, 2015


Cocktail Countdown

This year's champagne toast just got a little more interesting! Replace your usual arsenal of celebratory cocktails with one (or all) of these 15 bubbly beverages, perfect for counting down into the new year.


Lemongrass, Vanilla and Prosecco Cocktail

When lemongrass syrup swirls with lime bitters, topping this concoction off with Prosecco is only half the fun.

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This festive, colorful cocktail is perfect for an energetic party scene. With cake-flavored vodka, Hpnotiq liqueur and a sprinkle-encrusted rim, it's hard to go wrong.

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Sparkling Rosemary-Pomegranate Prosecco

Ring in 2016 with a glass full of herb and fruit infused goodness, starting with this deliciously pink Prosecco cocktail.

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Ginger and Pear Fizz

This fizzy sip, complete with a splash of vodka and pinch of sugar, is the ultimate sweet sensation to kick off the new year. And if you're looking for a simple snack to complete your cocktail hour, this drink pairs nicely with roasted pistachios!

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French 75 with Pear, Ginger and Vanilla

If you're opting for a sleek, Mad Men-inspired cocktail to impress your guests, this pear, ginger and vanilla spin on the classic French 75 is definitely the way to go.

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Plum Champagne Cocktail

Filled to the brim with ripe, juicy plum puree and topped with a mint leaf, this dark, wintery cocktail is a surefire way to keep your party guests happy all night long.

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Sparkling Lavender Lemonade

Try a sweet summery take on your champagne of choice this holiday season with the addition of a little lavender syrup and lemon juice.

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Strawberry Sorbet Bellini

A healthy helping of Prosecco poured over a sweet scoop of homemade strawberry sorbet? Yes, please. Oh, and thanks!

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Raspberry and Ginger Beer Champagne Cocktail

This extra-fizzy cocktail with a splash of limoncello packs a full night of flavors into one wine glass so seamlessly, your guests will keep coming back for more.

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Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail

This chic, fruity cocktail is just as sweet as it sounds with a delicious serving of pomegranate juice. The apple, cinnamon and plum Belvoir blend seamlessly for a combination that stays relevant all year-round.

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Sparkling Bitter Apple Martini

There's never a bad excuse to break out the martini glasses, especially when you're filling them up with a crowd-favorite "appletini"-rounded off by a bubbly kick of champagne.

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Black Velvet Cocktail

More of a no-frills type? No problem, because champagne also pairs in the best of bitter ways with a tall, cold glass of stout beer.

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Ruby Red Champagne Punch

Pour it into separate glasses or fill up a party bowl-either way, this creamy, fruity, bubbly vodka punch will have everyone refilling in a hurry.

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Stormy Morning Cocktail

The best thing about this cru00e8me de violette-infused cocktail is that it tastes just as good as it looks. Pair the beautifully purple color of the drink with a bright green lime wedge for a party drink that pleases the eye and palette.

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Cranberry Champagne Cocktail

You can't go wrong with the classically Christmas-y flavor of cranberry combined with a spritzy dose of champagne to get those bubbles flowing. Garnish with a few fresh cranberries and a hint of lime to really pack the flavor in.

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