15 Best Champagne Cocktails for Valentine's Day

Pop the bubbly and spread the love

Cocktails for Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day is a great reason to break out a bottle of Champagne. There's no need to enjoy it as-is when there are so many fascinating cocktail recipes to enjoy, either. The best part is that these sparkling Valentine's Day drinks are easy to mix up. Whether you are celebrating new love, an engagement, or years of wedded bliss, there's a special cocktail perfect for your romantic dinner for two.

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    Champagne Cocktail

    Champagne cocktail

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    The iconic Champagne cocktail is a fascinating drink and a simple way to dress up your favorite sparkling wine. The bubbly recipe begins with a bitters-soaked sugar cube and a small shot of brandy. When you pour the Champagne, a fountain of bubbles is created in the glass, putting on quite the show on the table.

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    Raspberry Bellini

    Raspberry Bellini Cocktail
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    The Bellini is a great drink, but a little too "brunchy" for Valentine's Day. This occasion may call for something a bit more unique and exciting, and raspberries are the perfect solution. In the raspberry Bellini, you'll enjoy the pairing of Brazillian cachaça with fresh raspberries and lime. It's topped with Champagne to create a refreshing, sparkling cocktail that's perfect for lovers.

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    Kir Royale

    Kir Royale

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    Classy and simple, the Kir Royale is a beautiful drink. Add a shot of crème de cassis to a flute, then top it off with Champagne, and it's done! The sweet black currant liqueur is a brilliant backdrop to the wine. It's a great drink for any cuisine.

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    French Sparkle

    Chambord's French Sparkle Cocktail

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    The sweet taste of raspberries and the exotic flavor of mango come together in the French sparkle. It's an impressive pairing with any meal, especially when love is in the air. To make it, you'll need just three ingredients: raspberry vodka, mango nectar, and Champagne. The result is a delightful flavor that is sure to impress anyone.

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    Cherub's Cup

    Cherub Cup Cocktail - St. Germain Liqueur

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    Strawberries are one of the best-known aphrodisiacs and the star fruit of the cherub's cup recipe. It's a fun and lively drink that is sure to get your valentine's heart beating. You can make it with vodka, citrus vodka, or Hendrick's gin, all of which are excellent with the drink's elderflower and strawberry. When finished with a dry sparkling wine, it is the essence of elegance.

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    Flirtini

    Flirtini Champagne Cocktail

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    It's hard to top the sparkling fruitiness of the flirtini. It really is a flirtatious little vodka drink that's been delighting drinkers for years. With its combination of pineapple, Cointreau, and Champagne, it's also an excellent choice for a special occasion like this.

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    Blushing Bride

    Blushing Bride and Something Blue Champagne Cocktails

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    You don't have to be ready to walk down the aisle to enjoy this beautiful drink. The blushing bride combines peach schnapps and grenadine to create a luscious base for a long pour of the bubbly. Best of all, there's no mixing required because the Champagne does all the work for you.

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    Champagne and Chambord

    Champagne and chambord cocktail

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    The Champagne and Chambord is possibly the easiest Champagne cocktail you will find. Don't let its simplicity fool you, though; it is a fabulous drink with a tempting flavor. The sweet raspberry liqueur is an ideal contrast to dry sparkling wine, leaving you with a perfectly balanced two-ingredient drink to enjoy.

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    Tickled Pink

    Tickled Pink Champagne Cocktail

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    A fun fruit liqueur makes the tickled pink recipe an ideal choice for Valentine's Day. If you have yet to taste X-Rated Fusion, here's the perfect excuse. The liqueur includes passionate flavors like mango, passion fruit, and blood orange. When given the Champagne treatment, it comes to life and creates a wonderfully invigorating drink.

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    Sparkling Strawberry Rosé

    Strawberry Rose Cocktail
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    The sparkling strawberry rosé is ideal for celebrating love with a show of your culinary skills. It holds an intriguing array of flavors from two ingredients you can make from scratch: strawberry vodka and basil syrup. Add a touch of lemon and top it with sparkling rosé, and it's ready to tantalize your taste buds.

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    Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

    Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

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    Perfect for a Valentine's Day brunch, the tequila sunrise mimosa is everything great about the original cocktail. The tequila, orange juice, and pomegranate flavor remain. It becomes a celebratory libation with the help of prosecco to create a bubbly sensation within the sunrise.

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    Waterloo Sunset

    Waterloo Sunset Champagne Cocktail

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    A spectacular drink, the Waterloo sunset is as beautiful to look at as it is to sip. This enchanting concoction is a bit like a tequila sunrise but with a high-class twist. It begins with top-shelf gin and elderflower liqueur. Then you'll gently float both Champagne and raspberry liqueur on top. The layers combine as the drink settles and adds a fun twist to a perfect evening for two.

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    Pear and Pomegranate Champagne Shrub

    Pear and Pomegranate Champagne Shrub

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    For the adventurous drinking couple, the pear and pomegranate Champagne shrub should prove to be enlightening. You'll start by making a pear and ginger flavored drinkable vinegar (called a shrub) two days in advance. When it's time for dinner, mix it with sweet pomegranate juice and your favorite bubbly for a delightfully unique drink.

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    Figgy Sparkler

    Figgy Sparkler Cocktail

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    Figs are an often forgotten aphrodisiac and overlooked as a cocktail ingredient. The figgy sparkler will make you a believer in both uses. It's a recipe that muddles fig, orange, and cranberries into a juicy pulp, adds vodka, then that prosecco sparkle. The work "tantalizing" only begins to describe the drink's charming flavor.

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    Golden Glamour Cocktail

    Moet Golden Glamour Cocktail
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    Add some glamour to your evening with this lovely recipe. In the golden glamour cocktail, vanilla and passion fruit back up a wonderful Champagne. The exotic flavor is sure to add a spark to your evening.