November 18, 2020

CLASSIC HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS KORBEL CALIFORNIA BUBBLY AND BRANDY

Bubbly and Brandy are classic holiday celebration essentials. From gifting to sipping, the season is not complete without a little sparkle or a warming winter beverage. To toast the season and prepare for the upcoming shopping and hosting frenzy, Korbel is offering up cocktail ideas for any festive occasion! Cold winter weather and gatherings of family and friends are traditions this time of year, and the flavorful, warming character of classic bubbly and brandy cocktails enhance the pleasure of the season perfectly.  

KORBEL BRANDY SPICED CIDER PUNCH

Hosting a crowd? Batch this festive punch recipe for easy serving so that you can spend less time in the kitchen, and more time enjoying your company.

  • 3 cups Korbel® Brandy 1 tbsp. Whole Cloves1 liter Sweet Soda ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 gallon Apple Cider 2 pinches Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ cup Brown Sugar Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 tbsp. Whole Spice Orange and Lemon Slices

In a large pot, combine dry ingredients. Pour apple cider, soda and Korbel Brandy over ingredients and warm. Serve hot and garnish with additional cinnamon and fruit (optional).

Korbel Spiced Cider Punch

KORBEL BRANDY GINGERSNAP

A signature during the holidays, brandy is a perfect fit for traditional cocktails, like Tom and Jerry’s or classic eggnog. Try this single serve cocktail recipe.

  • 1 part Eggnog
  • 4 parts Korbel® California Brandy
  • ½ part Ginger Liqueur
  • Cinnamon Stick or Ground Cinnamon

Combine eggnog and KORBEL California Brandy in a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cinnamon (optional).

KORBEL Brandy Gingersnap

KORBEL HOLIDAY PUNCH

When the celebration includes many, this is a definite crowd pleaser!

  • 8 oz. Chambord Liqueur
  • 8 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 2 chilled bottles Korbel Brut
  • Cranberries

Pour ingredients into a large punch bowl or pitcher and stir. Top with raspberries or cranberries.

Korbel Holiday Punch

KORBEL POMEGRANATE COCKTAIL

  • 1/4 cup of pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup of Korbel® Brut
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary

For serving: extra sprigs of rosemary, pomegranate seeds

For the simple syrup: Combine the sugar, water, and rosemary in a small saucepan and heat to simmering. Simmer for 2 minutes and then remove from heat. Let steep for 30 minutes before discarding the rosemary sprigs. Store in the fridge in a sealed container.

Mix 1 tablespoon (or more to taste) of the rosemary simple syrup, pomegranate juice and Korbel in a cocktail glass, garnish with pomegranate seeds and rosemary, and serve.

And don’t forget our Korbel Minis! Single-serve 187ml bottles of Korbel are great to have in the refrigerator during the holidays; perfect for celebrating and creating festive sparkling holiday cocktails. Korbel offers a range of small-size varietals including Brut, Brut Rosé and Sweet Cuvée.

Korbel Pomegranate Cocktail

 

FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS, HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY AND PLEASE CELEBRATE RESPONSIBLY.