Chill out with these Ruffino Prosecco Cocktails

As April fades into May and the temperatures continue to push the mercury north, cocktails continue to bring relief from the heat.  And what better way to cool off with some cocktails with a bubbly treat. Ruffino Prosecco offers some great refreshers as we usher in more Springtime refreshers.

 

The Ruffino Tuscan Cosmo

 

Ingredients

4 parts chilled Ruffino Prosecco

3 parts chilled cranberry juice

½ part triple sec

Splash of lime juice

 

Instructions

Combine triple sec and cranberry juice

Pour mixture into glass, filling ¾ full

Top off with Ruffino Prosecco

Finish with splash of lime juice

 

 

The Ruffino Sparkling Portofino

 

4 parts chilled Ruffino Prosecco

1 part pear nectar (or pear juice)

1 strip of orange zest (no bitter white pith)

1 strip of lemon zest (no bitter white pith)

Place two strips of zest into the bottom the flute. Pour pear nectar into flute, filling 1/3 full. Top off with Ruffino Prosecco.

 

 

Ruffino Peach Bellini

Ingredients

4 parts chilled Ruffino Prosecco

½ part peach schnapps, to taste

Frozen peaches, sliced

Ice

Make it

In a blender, puree liquor and a few frozen peach slices until slushy in texture

Add more liquor to peaches as needed to taste

Add ice, blend to nice frozen texture

Pour into glass, garnish with peach

 

The Fresco

4 parts chilled Ruffino Prosecco

1 cucumber

1 lime wedge

Hot sauce

Sea salt

Make it

Peel cucumber and puree in blender

Strain cucumber juice into glass

Top off with Ruffino Prosecco

Finish with a dash of hot sauce and a pinch of salt

Gently stir to combine

Garnish with lime.

 

Prosecco Spritz

2 parts chilled Ruffino Prosecco

1 ½ parts Aperol

Chilled club soda

1 orange slice

Make it

Combine Ruffino Prosecco and Aperol

Pour mixture into glass over ice, filling ¾ full

Finish with a splash of club soda

Garnish with orange slice

Ruffino_Prosecco_Fresco_Background_WhiteRuffino%20Prosecco%20Spritz

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s