Whether or not you saber the bottle like a professional or basically pop it open up, champagne (and its effervescent fizz) alerts that it is time for a celebration. But glowing wine shouldn’t just be reserved for toasting in flutes on unique events like New Year’s Eve, a marriage ceremony, or the next time you get a promotion.
Champagne, in particular a dry brut that’s not cloyingly sweet, helps make for a adaptable addition to cocktails. It can make a margarita sparkle. It can be the signature ingredient in a bowl of punch. It can even star in glamorous cocktails