Sparkling and Fruity Cocktails for Your New Year's Eve Party

Last Updated December 29, 2015

From a sparkling champagne cocktail to a sweet and fruity mulled wine, toast 2016 with one of these festive drinks.

The Squire’s Shrub Cocktail

The Squire’s Shrub Cocktail
Get ready to try my Cocktail Whisperer’s twisted take on the French 75, that classic combination of gin, champagne, lemon juice, and simple syrup. This version is actually a hybrid of the French 75...

Poire William Champagne Cocktail

Poire William is an eau de vie (water of life), or double-distilled fruit brandy, made from the Williams pear, known as the Bartlett pear in the United States. It is generally served chilled as an...

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine
Laced with pink pepper and fennel seeds, this sweet and fruity mulled wine offers a change of pace from the heavily spiced versions many of us are familiar with. For me, mulled wine is a potable...

The King's Cup

King's Cup
Infusions are essential assets for the holiday host. They pull their weight in time otherwise spent prepping and mixing numerous rounds for guests.

Chamomile Spritz

Chamomile Spritz
Wind down an evening with a soothing sparkler that settles the nerves, calms the stomach and beguiles the taste buds.

The Sparkling Beach Plum

Sparkling Beach Plum
Ebullient bubbles cleanse the palate and fresh rosemary adds a lively piney aroma to this pleasing sparkler.