Twin Cities Live’s Wine Guy, Haskell’s Ted Farrell, shares the differences between cava, prosecco, Champagne and other types of bubbly. Plus, he shares a holiday inspired cocktail.
The bottles featured in today’s segment are available at Haskell’s 11 Minnesota locations. Their Holiday Sale runs through January 12th.
Christmas Morning Mimosas recipe from Haskell’s blog
1 bottle champagne (750mL)
3/4 cup cranberry blood orange or pomegranate juice
rosemary sprigs for garnish
sugared cranberries for garnish
4 oz. cranberries
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup water
How to make 6 Christmas Morning Mimosas:
Prepare the sugared cranberries:
Add 1 cup of sugar and 1/3 cup of water to a saucepan over medium heat.
Whisk and bring the mixture to a boil, about 3 minutes. Set it aside to cool.
Once the syrup is cool, toss the cranberries in the mixture. Dust the cranberries with remaining sugar.
Pour 1 oz. of juice in each of 6 chilled champagne flutes. Fill glasses with champagne.
Garnish each drink with a sprig of rosemary and sugared cranberries.