A sparkling Champagne punch adds elegance and flair to any party. Crisp and refreshing, the recipes are diverse, colorful, and oh-so-bubbly. Whether you're hosting an intimate brunch or a big celebration, there's sure to be a punch your guests will love.
The recipe collection includes traditional Champagne punches that will work for any occasion, while some are more seasonal. Cranberry, pomegranate, and strawberry are favorite flavors, though you'll also discover floral, pineapple, and melon recipes. Some start as a single drink and are easy to scale up to any party size, and others typically use soda but are a little more fun with sparkling wine. It's time to break out the bubbly and mix up a great drink for everyone to enjoy!
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With a pomegranate and cranberry juice base, this Champagne punch is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. It's a remarkably simple recipe and one that you can customize for parties in any season. The punch gets a little boost from a cup of citrus vodka and a few tablespoons of cinnamon syrup. While that's a fantastic option for autumn and winter affairs, a quick switch to a lavender syrup would make it ideal for spring and summer.
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You will find many Champagne punch recipes that feature strawberries because the fruit pairs perfectly with sparkling wine. This strawberry Champagne punch is a pure delight and super simple, requiring frozen fruit punch and strawberries, along with orange juice. It doubles up on the bubbles, mixing in both Champagne and ginger ale to create a very enjoyable drink.
What's the Difference Between Champagne and Sparkling Wine?
Champagne is a style of sparkling wine that is produced exclusively in the Champagne region of France under specific guidelines. It is the best-known sparkling wine, and its prestige means that it's also among the most expensive. In any Champagne punch recipe, you can substitute another sparkling wine. Italy's prosecco and Spain's cava are two great alternatives that tend to be more affordable, but you'll find great sparkling wine options produced throughout the world.
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The cranberry elderflower Champagne punch puts a floral spin on the typical fruity mix. This lovely blend gets a sweet floral taste from a few ounces of elderflower liqueur, which is a fantastic pairing for cranberry. It also adds a light soda to enhance the sparkle.
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If you're seeking a sparkling punch that is extraordinary and unique, the apricot sunray is a perfect choice. The recipe combines a nice cognac with dry sparkling wine, but the fruity layers make it really interesting. Apricots are the star of the show, appearing as a liqueur, nectar, and fresh fruit. Add blood oranges, lemons, and brandied cherries, and you have an entertaining and unforgettable mix.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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When your party could use a little whiskey, the Jim Beam fruit punch is the recipe you need. It features Red Stag, the bourbon icon's cherry-flavored whiskey, mixing it with strawberry liqueur and passion fruit juice for an exciting fruit flavor. Just before the party's set to begin, top it off with your favorite Champagne and enjoy!
Keep the Punch Fresh
The best sparkling wine drinks are super bubbly. While you can make a punch in advance, it's best to add the sparkling wine just before serving. Mix up the still ingredients and keep the punch base and wine chilled, then add the Champagne at the last minute. You can also offer the wine on the side and let guests top their own glasses.
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Erdbeerbowle is German for "strawberry punch," and this recipe definitely does not hold back on fresh berries. It's a favorite punch for summer barbecues in Germany and simple enough for any casual gathering. To make it, you'll combine two quarts of freshly picked strawberries with sugar and lemon juice. Let that marry for two hours, then add a bottle of sparkling wine and one of dry white wine. It's hard to believe that a great drink is that easy!
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Strawberries, pear, and basil come together in stunning fashion. This sparkling strawberry rosé recipe is one that you can taste for yourself before mixing up a larger batch and a great way to show off a few homemade ingredients. The intriguing mix starts with strawberry vodka, pear nectar, and basil syrup. Finish it off with a squeeze of lemon and sparkling rosé wine, and let the party begin.
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The mimosa is the ultimate Champagne cocktail, and it's a favorite for brunch. Give that classic a tropical twist and serve your guests pineapple mimosas instead. This simple recipe uses pineapple vodka with lemon and orange juices. Honey syrup sweetens the mix, and prosecco is the sparkling wine of choice. It's invigorating and a perfect pairing for any food you're serving.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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You only need four ingredients for the rosé berry bliss punch. It's a delightful drink, and perfect for brunch or a small celebration. The punch gets a lively flavor with a combination of frozen blueberries and pink lemonade. Add sparkling rosé and lemon-lime soda, and it's ready for the party.
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Add a pop of color to your punch table with the electric green berry bliss recipe. The punch includes a bright green melon liqueur, vanilla and raspberry vodkas, and pineapple juice. While you could use soda, it's best with prosecco. You can make it by the single glass, fill a pitcher for a few people, or mix up a full punch bowl for a crowd.
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Another great drink for the switch from soda to sparkling wine, this blueberry lavender vodka spritzer is an absolute delight. It begins with homemade blueberry and lavender simple syrup that you can make a few days in advance. When it's time to serve, combine it with vodka, fresh lime juice, and Champagne.
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Designed to be a nonalcoholic punch, sparkling wine is a brilliant upgrade for this recipe. The watermelon punch begins with raspberry lemonade and fresh watermelon juice. You'll make both from scratch, then combine them in a pitcher. Try it with a dry sparkling rosé wine or brut cava.