Champagne Cocktails to Upgrade Your New Year's

We recommend toasting the New Year with a classic glass of bubbly—straight up or in one of these swanky champagne cocktails.

Bubbly goes by many names—champagne, prosecco, cava, sparkling wine—but it's always the perfect drink to ring in the New Year. With most of us ready to say good riddance to this year, it's the perfect time to kick it up a notch with a really great bottle of sparkling wine—or a fizzy (and fabulous!) champagne cocktail to toast the New Year.

Remember, you don't need an expensive bottle of champagne if you're mixing it into a champagne punch, Bellini, or other fun drink. The flavor of the sparkling wine is likely tempered by juice, liqueur, and other ingredients in your champagne cocktail.

And while New Year's Eve may be the biggest champagne holiday of the year, there's nothing stopping you from enjoying one of these cocktails any time you're feeling festive. Champagne cocktails make a great addition to Christmas and Hanukkah, or start off New Year's Day brunch with a nice Bellini or citrusy spritz.

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Negroni Sbagliato

Negroni Sbagliato Cocktail

Meet the Sbagliato: a low-ABV, fizzy version of the Negroni, made with prosecco instead of vermouth. With only three ingredients in this cocktail, it's important to choose high-quality ones.

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Pomegranate Royale

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Pomegranate juice and a dash of elderflower liqueur dress up your favorite champagne.

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Aperol Spritz

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This prosecco-based drink may be synonymous with summer, but its citrusy profile makes a perfect winter cocktail, too.

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Sparkling Amaretto Sour

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Adding a splash of bubbly helps balance out the sweetness of holiday favorite liqueur amaretto in this fizzy champagne cocktail.

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Cider Bellini

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A classic bellini is made with peach juice, but this cold-weather champagne cocktail calls for apple cider and a sprig of rosemary.

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El Versalles Passion Fruit Cocktail

El Versalles Passion Fruit Cocktail

This cocktail is a perfect fruity concoction without being too sweet.

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Chambord Royale

Chambord Royale

You can't go wrong with this two ingredient delicious cocktail.

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