Poolside Perfect Sparkling Summer Cocktails

Poolside Perfection: Sweet Sparkling Watermelon

Few things shout out the coming of summer quite like the arrival of watermelon at your local grocer and farms. Refreshing and delicious, it’s the perfect fruit to eat by the pool and to add to your cocktails. Cool down this summer by the pool with Freixenet’s Sweet Sparkling

Sweet Sparkling Watermelon

Sweet Cuvee WatermelonIngredients

  • 1 watermelon
  • 1 bottle of Freixenet Sweet Cuvée Cava

Method

Cut 1/4th off the top off a seedless watermelon. Scoop out the fruit and purée. Put 2 tbsp in a wine glass, and top off with Freixenet Sweet Cuvée Cava. Pour the remaining purée back in the hollow watermelon to enjoy throughout the day.

Chill Out and Keep Your Cool, Sparkling Sorbet

As we move deeper into summer months, cool down with a refreshing cocktail that will revitalizing your palate: Freixenet’s Sparkling Sorbet, featuring the favorite Cordon Negro Brut. Freixenet Brut is extremely versatile and boasts a palate of apple, pear and bright citrus, making it an easy complement to most ingredients. This icy treat will keep you from melting as you lounge by the pool, but also serves as a chic dessert for a bridal luncheon or homemade brunch on the patio.

Freixenet’s Sparkling Sorbet

Cava SorbetIngredients

  • 1 scoop raspberry sorbet
  • 2-3 raspberries
  • Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Cava

Method

Place one scoop raspberry sorbet into glass. Top with Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Cava and garnish with raspberries, or berries of your choice.

Celebrating our Spanish roots, we gave the Bloody Mary a sleek makeover for summer with our La Tomatina Cocktail. Freshening up the familiar flavors into a lighter cocktail that’s perfect for warmer weather, La Tomatina will be an instant crowd pleaser at any brunch. Made with Freixenet Extra Dry Cava, the flavorful and smooth finish will keep you coming back for round two. ¡Olé!

¡Viva España! La Tomatina Cocktail

La TomatinaIngredients

  • 1 tbsp Freixenet Extra Dry Cava
  • 2 tbsp gin
  • 1 tbsp tomato juice
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 dashes hot sauce
  • ½ lemon, juiced

Method
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add Freixenet Extra Dry Cava, tomato juice, gin, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce and lemon juice. Add a pinch of celery salt and shake for 20 seconds. Rim glass with salt and pepper and pour. Garnish with a cherry tomato and lemon slice.

Rosé makes any day a celebration, so sparkling rosé sangria is sure to make your summertime beach bash or pool party extra special! Perfect for a large group since you can make it by the pitcher, this light and refreshing sangria recipe gives you the perfect excuse to sip #roséallday and all summer long.

Sparkling Rosé Sangria

Sparkling Sangria 2Ingredients

  • 3 cups Freixenet Cordon Negro Rosé
  • 3 oz triple sec
  • 3 oz brandy
  • 1.5 cup fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange

Method
Mix triple sec and brandy and add fresh pink grapefruit juice. Cut 1 lemon, 1 orange, remaining grapefruit and a melon of your choice into thin wedges. Refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, add Freixenet Cordon Negro Rosé

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