Festive and Pretty Cocktails to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

  1. Cocktail Recipes
  2. Celebrate Mardi Gras With KORBEL
  3. Spotlight Cocktail: Sparkling Bourbon Cocktail
  4. Delicious Desserts for December
  5. Quick and Healthy Holiday Recipe
  6. Unforgettable Seasonal Spreads with KORBEL
  7. Thanksgiving Turkey Pairings
  8. A Turkey Dinner Treat: Ricotta Meatballs
  9. Easy-to-Make Butternut Squash Soup
  10. Spookily Splendid Halloween Cocktails
  11. Raise a Glass to KORBEL Brut Rosé
  12. Elevate Your Tailgate With KORBEL
  13. Make Your Picnic Pop With KORBEL
  14. Super-Fresh Summer Salad Ideas
  15. Tee Up in Tahoe With KORBEL
  16. Have a Sparkling July Fourth With KORBEL
  17. Flip for a Flip-It Cocktail
  18. Perks of 187s
  19. Treat Mom to a Mimosa Brunch
  20. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With KORBEL
  21. Post-Tax Day Celebration
  22. Fool’s Gold
  23. KORBEL’s Got Game
  24. Think Green With KORBEL on St. Patrick’s Day
  25. Another Hour to Enjoy KORBEL
  26. Let KORBEL Put Some Summer in Your Winter
  27. Aphrodite’s Kiss
  28. Pop Open Some KORBEL for the Big Game!
  29. Cheer on the World’s Best Skiers With KORBEL
  30. Tips for Making 2015 a Brighter Year
  31. Cocktail Spotlight: Jingle Bell Natural’ and Holiday Honey
  32. Sparkling Holiday Cocktail Ideas
  33. Holiday Entertaining With KORBEL
  34. Sparkling Holiday Cocktails
  35. Storing Leftover Champagne
  36. Cranberry-Orange Scones
  37. Tasting Party and Easy Appetizers
  38. KORBEL Cranberry Comfort
  39. Recipe: Jeweled Fall Spinach Salad
  40. Spooky Halloween Decorations and Appetizers
  41. Planning a Halloween Party
  42. Flavors of Fall: Butternut Squash Soup
  43. Varietal Spotlight: Chardonnay
  44. The Southern Orleans and the Shady Lady
  45. Cocktail: KORBEL Sparkling Screwdriver
  46. Cocktails: KORBEL Bellinisimo and KORBEL Long Drive
  47. Varietal Spotlight: KORBEL Brut Made With Organic Grapes
  48. Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Hearts
  49. KORBEL Mimosa Bar
  50. Add Sparkle to Your Evening
  51. Natural’ Spotlight: Natural’ Mojito
  52. Rose-Scented Cupcakes
  53. Refreshing Salad Recipe
  54. KORBEL Mango Breeze
  55. Paella
  56. Seductive Sips: Cocktails for Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day

Cocktail Recipes

Festive and Pretty Cocktails to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Get your girls excited for Galentine’s Day festivities by serving this sweet selection of fruity cocktails. Enjoy these sparkling drinks with your lovely ladies for a fabulous Galentine’s Day.

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February 9, 2016

Celebrate Mardi Gras With KORBEL

Celebrate Mardi Gras Big Easy-style by enjoying traditional New Orleans cuisine. Enjoy our suggested champagne pairings below for these flavorful Fat Tuesday treats.

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December 23, 2015

Spotlight Cocktail: Sparkling Bourbon Cocktail

Toast to a shimmering holiday and the New Year to come with this festive cocktail.

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December 20, 2015

Delicious Desserts for December

Forget pumpkin pie and eggnog; take a new desert to the table with the following bread pudding recipe. Pair it with a bottle of KORBEL Sweet Cuvée to ensure all your holiday gatherings sparkle.

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December 16, 2015

Quick and Healthy Holiday Recipe

Try the following healthy recipe, which when paired with KORBEL Brut Rosé, embodies all the popular flavors of the season.

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December 11, 2015

Unforgettable Seasonal Spreads with KORBEL

Spice up any holiday spread with a batch of delicious seafood cakes with tropical flavors guaranteed to tingle guest’s taste buds. Pair with KORBEL Chardonnay for a charming combination worth celebrating.

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November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Turkey Pairings

The holiday season is quickly approaching, so prepare for your upcoming gatherings and feasts with this simple KORBEL California Champagne varietals and food pairings list.

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November 22, 2015

A Turkey Dinner Treat: Ricotta Meatballs

Treat the guests at your upcoming holiday potlucks to a homemade batch of ricotta meatballs. Follow these simple instructions to create this zesty dish, which, when paired with a glass of KORBEL Rouge, makes for an unforgettable holiday feast.

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November 16, 2015

Easy-to-Make Butternut Squash Soup

Combat the chilling cold this winter by preparing a pot of our creamy butternut squash soup, a great contribution for seasonal potlucks or for an easy meal during the hustle and bustle of the holidays.

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October 24, 2015

Spookily Splendid Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is the time to bring out your most ghoulish costumes, creatively carved pumpkins and ghostly décor. But don’t let the mischief end while choosing your All Hallows’ Eve beverages. Concoct your own witch’s brew with these Halloween cocktails!

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October 3, 2015

Raise a Glass to KORBEL Brut Rosé

KORBEL is honored to announce its non-vintage Brut Rosé, which placed 57th on the prestigious list of the Wine Enthusiast 100 Best Buys for 2015, receiving a 90 rating.

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September 21, 2015

Elevate Your Tailgate With KORBEL

Be an instant MVP by serving KORBEL California Champagne, which is a great match for fan favorites such as hot dogs, seven-layer dip and chips, along with the following simple yet delicious finger foods.

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August 25, 2015

Make Your Picnic Pop With KORBEL

Summer may be winding down, but there is plenty of good times to have in the great outdoors. Why not…

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August 5, 2015

Super-Fresh Summer Salad Ideas

Nothing beats fresh-picked vegetables straight from the garden. This time of the year, farmers’ markets, farm stands and backyard gardens…

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July 7, 2015

Tee Up in Tahoe With KORBEL

The American Century golf tournament runs July 14-19, and once again, KORBEL California Champagne will be there to join in the fun. Festivities will include the KORBEL Celebrity Spray-Off Competition and the KORBEL Closest to the Pin Challenge.

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July 3, 2015

Have a Sparkling July Fourth With KORBEL

Who says that fireworks have to be the only things that will make people say “ooh” and “ahhh” this Independence…

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June 24, 2015

Flip for a Flip-It Cocktail

This summer, make your cocktails sparkle with a flipped 187ml bottle of KORBEL California Champagne clipped to the rim. Making a Flip-It cocktail is easy when you have a KORBEL Flip-It Clip.

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June 4, 2015

Perks of 187s

The mini-bottles are perfect for an individual serving, and they fit nicely in a picnic basket or beach bag. They are easy to open – all you need is a traditional bottle opener. They also make festive bridal shower or wedding favors.

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May 7, 2015

Treat Mom to a Mimosa Brunch

What could be better than breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day? How about a brunch complete with a mimosa bar? A mimosa bar would also be a great idea for a bridal brunch or for any time you want to add a little sparkle to your get-together.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With KORBEL

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are two margarita recipes that will put extra fizz in your fiesta.

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April 16, 2015

Post-Tax Day Celebration

You’ve done your civic duty and filed your tax return. Now, it’s time to celebrate the end of tax season…

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April 1, 2015

Fool’s Gold

Happy April Fools’ Day. Only a fool would pass up the opportunity to sip the delicious concoction we’ve created for…

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March 20, 2015

KORBEL’s Got Game

Whether you are having a few people over to watch a game or are planning an arena-sized gathering, make sure KORBEL California Champagne is part of your starting lineup. From tipoff time to the final buzzer, the following KORBEL and food pairings will deliver nothing but slam dunks.

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March 17, 2015

Think Green With KORBEL on St. Patrick’s Day

It’s time for wearing of the green – and for drinking of the green. But instead of the same green beer that most people have on March 17, why not opt for a bubbly green KORBEL California Champagne cocktail? Celebrate this festive holiday with a delicious Sparkling Shamrock cocktail.

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March 8, 2015

Another Hour to Enjoy KORBEL

At the KORBEL Winery, we look forward to an extra hour of enjoying our sparkling California champagne. Here’s a fun, fruity cocktail to toast to the longer days ahead.

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February 25, 2015

Let KORBEL Put Some Summer in Your Winter

Have you ever noticed that February – the shortest month of the year – seems to last forever? The days…

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February 6, 2015

Aphrodite’s Kiss

Serves 4 ½ cup pure pomegranate juice, chilled ⅛ cup freshly squeezed lime juice ¼ cup sloe gin 2 tablespoons…

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January 26, 2015

Pop Open Some KORBEL for the Big Game!

No matter which team you cheer on to victory, you can enjoy the big game with KORBEL California Champagne. For a winning combination, pair KORBEL varietals with the following favorite appetizers:

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January 16, 2015

Cheer on the World’s Best Skiers With KORBEL

Beginning February 2nd, Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado will host the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships®. More than 700 skiers from 70 nations will compete for downhill dominance, and KORBEL California Champagne will be there! KORBEL is proud to be a sponsor of the championships, which will run through February 15th.

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Tips for Making 2015 a Brighter Year

Happy New Year from KORBEL! Here are a few ways you can make 2015 the brightest year yet.

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December 22, 2014

Cocktail Spotlight: Jingle Bell Natural’ and Holiday Honey

Move over, eggnog and hot buttered rum. Start a new holiday tradition with the following KORBEL cocktails, which will add sparkle to any holiday gathering.

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December 10, 2014

Sparkling Holiday Cocktail Ideas

Enliven any holiday gathering with the following festive cocktails.

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December 7, 2014

Holiday Entertaining With KORBEL

The holiday season is in full swing, and many of us feel pressed for time and pulled in many directions. Holiday entertaining needn’t add to that stress. Here are some no-fuss recipes and ideas to host a frazzle-free gathering.

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December 7, 2014

Sparkling Holiday Cocktails

‘Tis the season for festive cocktails! These delicious KORBEL sparklers are a breeze to create, and your holiday guests will…

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November 27, 2014

Storing Leftover Champagne

Thanksgiving is a day for gathering with loved ones to express gratitude for our blessings in life. Another important part of the holiday is sitting down to a delicious meal accompanied by KORBEL California Champagne. That inevitably leads to leftovers to be enjoyed another day.

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November 21, 2014

Cranberry-Orange Scones

These tart and zesty scones provide a nice counterbalance to the fruit-forward flavors of KORBEL Sweet Cuvée.

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November 19, 2014

Tasting Party and Easy Appetizers

As the holiday season approaches, it is time to start thinking about entertaining. Consider hosting a KORBEL tasting party. Executive Chef Tricia Brown of the Korbel Winery suggests the following simple appetizer recipes, which pair well with KORBEL varietals.

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November 15, 2014

KORBEL Cranberry Comfort

Before guests sit down to their Thanksgiving meal, serve them a brilliant cocktail that will put everyone in a festive mood.

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November 4, 2014

Recipe: Jeweled Fall Spinach Salad

12 cups spinach or arugula 2-4 oz. crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds 2 fuyu persimmons, peeled and…

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Spooky Halloween Decorations and Appetizers

The countdown is on: Just four day until ghosts, goblins and other ghoulish creatures take over the streets. Are you ready? There’s still time to plan some Halloween fun. Here are some simple decorating and appetizer ideas, along with a frighteningly delicious KORBEL recipe.

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October 24, 2014

Planning a Halloween Party

One of the best parts of Halloween is dressing up and getting together with friends at a party. The gathering doesn’t have to be elaborate in order to be a frighteningly fun time. Here are a few entertainment and food ideas, along with a KORBEL recipe that’s sure to enchant all of your guests.

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October 14, 2014

Flavors of Fall: Butternut Squash Soup

This recipe, featuring nutrient-rich butternut squash and the always-popular KORBEL Brut, will warm you up on a cool fall day. As a bonus, it will make your home smell amazing as the scents of clove and cinnamon waft through the air. Enjoy it with a glass of KORBEL Brut.

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October 5, 2014

Varietal Spotlight: Chardonnay

KORBEL Chardonnay combines the lightness and sophistication of champagne with the rich flavor and elegance of chardonnay. Perfect for any social or dining occasion, its big aromas of toasty oak and tropical fruits are complemented by clean acidity and slight sweetness of apple and lemon. KORBEL Chardonnay pairs well with chicken, seafood dishes and pasta with cream sauces.

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October 2, 2014

The Southern Orleans and the Shady Lady

The longer nights of fall lend an air of mystery to the season. It’s the perfect time to try these delicious concoctions featuring KORBEL Brut.

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September 26, 2014

Cocktail: KORBEL Sparkling Screwdriver

The screwdriver – a simple mixture of vodka and orange juice – is a classic cocktail of uncertain origins. Some sources claim a vodka maker created it in the 1930s, while others say a group of American engineers stationed in Turkey in the 1940s concocted the drink to liven up their orange juice.

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September 9, 2014

Cocktails: KORBEL Bellinisimo and KORBEL Long Drive

Korbel cocktail champagne recipes.

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September 6, 2014

Varietal Spotlight: KORBEL Brut Made With Organic Grapes

If you’d a champagne that’s earth-friendly and delicious, you can’t go wrong with KORBEL Brut Made With Organic Grapes.

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September 4, 2014

Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Hearts

Who says that you have to wait until Valentine’s Day to share this heart-shaped dessert with your sweetheart?

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August 26, 2014

KORBEL Mimosa Bar

What could be better than a mimosa at brunch? A mimosa bar, of course! So simple to set up, it allows guests to get creative when making their cocktails. A mimosa bars would also add sparkle to any bridal shower.

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Add Sparkle to Your Evening

If you need to brighten up a gathering, you can’t go wrong with these two sparkling KORBEL cocktails.

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August 15, 2014

Natural’ Spotlight: Natural’ Mojito

This minty cocktail with Cuban flair allows the crisp, dry taste of KORBEL Natural’ to sparkle. Made from the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes grown in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley, KORBEL Natural’ is a true representation of KORBEL’s fruit-forward “house” style.

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August 7, 2014

Rose-Scented Cupcakes

This fragrant cupcake recipe pairs perfectly with KORBEL Blanc de Noirs.

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April 18, 2014

Refreshing Salad Recipe

Green up your plate with this refreshing spring salad. As a side salad or a fruit-filled main course, this recipe pairs perfectly with KORBEL® Blanc de Noirs and warm weather.

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April 1, 2014

KORBEL Mango Breeze

KORBEL Mango Breeze is a great summer cocktail that combines the flavors of sweet Finlandia Mango, cranberry juice and bubbly KORBEL Sweet Cuvee.

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March 27, 2014


If you’re looking for something exciting and different, why not try spicing up your dinner party with paella, a traditional Spanish meal that is best served with good company and KORBEL® Chardonnay?

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Seductive Sips: Cocktails for Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day

Festive and Pretty Cocktails to Celebrate Galentine’s Day


Evoking a romantic evening for two or a fun party with friends, these festive cocktails are perfect for all of your Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Brockmans Forbidden Fruit
This cocktail combines Brockmans Gin with celebratory sparkling wine and citrus for an alluring and romantic libation.

1 oz Brockmans Gin1 oz grapefruit juice1/2 oz lime juice3/4 oz simple syrup5-6 mint leaves


Combine all ingredients, ice and 5 mint leaves in a shaker. Hard shake and double strain into a chilled coupe glass and top with Prosecco. Garnish with a twist of grapefruit zest and a mint leaf or sprig of mint.

Healthy Habit
Made by Zero Restaurant + Bar’s bar manager, Cody Held, with Plymouth gin, beet juice, lime juice, lavender syrup, cayenne, egg white and topped with Kombucha, this cocktail is quite refreshing. This restaurant will be serving the festive drink on Valentine’s Day, so if you’re in Charleston, SC, be sure to give it a try.

Blackberry Smash
Red rose-hued and fruity. What more could we ask for? Make a big punch bowl of it for your Galentine’s Day celebrations.

2 oz. Old Elk Bourbon0.75 oz. Simple Syrup2-3 Blackberries3-4 Mint Leaves

2 squeezed Lime Wedges

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds.Strain and pour into a rocks glass over ice.

Stir and garnish with mint leaves and a blackberry skewer.

Velvet Manhattan
Luxurious and smooth, this simple drink is sure to delight, especially if your lover is a bourbon drinker. The recipe features Old Elk Bourbon, made in Fort Collins, Colorado. It’s rich, smooth and spicy. A whole bottle of their own makes for the perfect gift, too.

2 oz. Old Elk Bourbon
1 oz. Amaro

In a mixing glass, combine Old Elk Bourbon, Amaro and ice.Stir for 20-30 revolutions and strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with an orange twist.

Para Mi Amor
Bartender Jamie Clark at Pikoh, in Los Angeles, has come up with a cherry and vanilla-infused vodka served with house-made vanilla bean simple syrup, Campari, fresh pressed lemon juice and egg white, garnished with Peychauds bitters and elderflowers. It’s almost too pretty to drink! Pikoh will be serving the drink on Valentine’s Day, so if you’re LA, go try it!

Coco Brew
Need a little pick-me-up to get the night started? Sip on this cold brew coffee cocktail that is as good as dessert. It is made with Stillhouse and High Brew cold brew to be especially buzz-worthy.

1.5oz Stillhouse Coconut Whiskey4oz High Brew Mexican Vanilla

Garnished with Roasted Coconut

Shake ingredients vigorously in mixing tin with ice then strain into glass over fresh ice. Garnish and enjoy!

Tulum de Noche
One sip of this and you’ll be transported to the beaches of Mexico with your love. Made with Ilegal Joven Mezcal, maraschino juice, grapefruit juice and a splash of agave at Cantina La 20 in Miami, FL..

Dry Town Daisy
Pretty, pink and citrusy, this cocktail easily hits all of the right flavor notes. It’s sure to get you in the mood to feel the love of your SO or your besties.

1.5 oz. Dry Town Gin.75 oz. Pomegranate Juice.75 oz. Lemon Juice.25 oz. Simple Syrup*

2 oz. Club Soda

Combine all ingredients except soda in a cocktail shaker.Add ice and shake vigorously for about 10 seconds.Strain into collins glass filled with ice.Top with soda.

Garnish with a lemon zest.

Mezcal Mama
Sweet, smoky and seductive. This stunner was crafted by New York EDITION using Gem & Bolt’s Damiana distilled mezcal, Mezcal Mama will do the trick for anyone who’s looking for a sweet ending to the night.




Available at Soho’s latest hot-spot Her Name was Carmen, is positively irresistible. With love in the air and hearts in your eyes, this will send your taste buds into a seriously sweet and sexy frenzy.



All poured over ice into shaker. Shaken until cold.
Double strained into a cocktail glass

Pretty in Pink
If you love wine, you will love this cocktail! A light and refreshing wine-based cocktail, the Pretty in Pink contains cava, sweet vermouth, grapefruit juice and a rosemary simple syrup. Find it being served at Red Herring in Los Angeles.

Moroccan Sunset
Created by Rustyn Lee and served by Momofuku in Las Vegas, this drink is made with grapefruit, Ford’s Gin, Aperol, lemon juice, shiso, Lillet Blanc and Angostura bitters, leaving revelers with a crisp, tart taste that is both refreshing and irresistible! Perfect for all the single ladies on Galentine’s Day, Momofuku’s newest large-format cocktail, available exclusively in the PDR, this libation ($275) easily serves more than 15 cocktails. Head on over to the Momofuku bar for a taste!

Brockmans Berry Breeze
Bright citrus, tart cranberry and smooth St. Germaine make this pretty pink cocktail both enjoyable and effortless.

2 oz Brockmans Gin3/4 oz fresh grapefruit juice1 1/2 oz cranberry Juice1 oz St. Germaine

3/4 oz lime Juice

Combine all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Shake and strain into a highball glass full of ice cubes. Garnish with a twist of orange zest and edible flowers.

A light and refreshing, soft pink cocktail featuring Wodka vodka, strawberry, lemon and st. germain topped with a flower, created by Bar Director Freddy Schwenk at Geist. If you’re in Nashville, you know what to do on Valentine’s Day.

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