Mixology

The Sparkling Patriot

By Lisa Keys, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
sparkling-patriot

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup pear brandy
  • 1 (1-inch) slice peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 strip lemon zest
  • 4 blueberries
  • 4 raspberries
  • 4 pear slices
  • Mionetto Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut

Glassware: 4 flute glasses

Preparation

  1. In small saucepan, over medium heat, swirl sugar, pear brandy, lemon zest, and ginger until sugar is dissolved; cool.
  2. Remove and discard ginger and lemon zest.
  3. Spoon 1 ½ tablespoons of syrup in each of 4 flute glasses.
  4. Drop 1 blueberry, 1 raspberry and 1 slice of pear in each glass and top with Mionetto Prosecco.