Sometimes you need something a little festive - and really, every day is worth celebrating with champagne!
But sometimes you want to mix it up a little as well - after all, a lady can't live on champagne alone. So why not add a champagne cocktail to the mix - from the traditional standbys to the contemporary twists on the classics, there are plenty of options. Here are some of our favorites:
A combination of champagne or prosecco with peach nectar makes for a fruity Italian twist on the standard flute of champagne. Garnish with strawberries or blueberries along with a slice of peach for extra color and flavor.
Champagne with gin, lemon juice, and a dash of simple syrup results in a classic cocktail that will lend a touch of old school glamour to your evening.
This classic French apértif features créme de cassis topped off with champagne. Here's how to make it and add a bit of Parisian style to your day.
Classic Champagne Cocktail
If Martha Stewart recommends it, it's certainly a good thing! Here's how she combines bitters, a sugar cube, cognac, and champagne for a perfect libation.
Champagne plus triple sec, mandarin liqueur, and grapefruit juice makes for refreshing citrus twist on the traditional. Garnish it with slices of orange for an added flourish.
A one to one combination of stout (Guinness is the classic choice) and champagne makes for a surprisingly delicious high-low beverage.
This sparkling mocktail might be the perfect choice, with its blend of ginger syrup, fresh lime juice, and sparkling water.
Blackberry Lavender Champagne Cocktail
Blackberry and lavender make a fabulous combination; add champagne, and you have an elegant and visually stunning cocktail that will help you start evening off right.