Say cheers! These original ideas elevate plain champagne into something truly special.

By Real Simple
Updated December 17, 2014
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Champagne is great on its own, but adding, say, a little cherry juice and sherry, or maybe vodka, grapes and brown sugar, can take it to a whole new level. No matter what you’re saying “cheers” to this season, these 10 fresh ideas for champagne cocktails will really give you something to celebrate.

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