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5 Champagne Cocktails for Toasting Weekend Brunch

Cheers to the weekend, even if your Saturday falls on a Monday or Thursday. Celebrate the days off with brunch and a sparkling wine cocktail. Let's raise a glass — a flute if you're feeling fancy — to these bubbly beverages!

1. Original Champagne Cocktail

Just a couple of extra ingredients transforms a glass of sparkling wine into a complex cocktail. Don't have sugar cubes? Don't panic. Just add a teaspoon of sugar.

Original Champagne Cocktail

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2. Pomosa

This colorful variation on the tradition combo of OJ and champagne gets its rosy hue from pomegranate juice. Garnish with raspberries.


Photo by Meredith

3. Party Mimosa

There's a whole lot of tropical going on in this crowd pleasing drink, the addition of pineapple juice making sippers feel like they're on the beach in Maui.

Party Mimosa

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4. French 75

Oooh, la la. This variation of the champagne cocktail goes extra boozy by including a splash of gin. Or mix things up and serve a round of French 75 Jell-O shots!

French 75

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5. Champagne Punch

So pretty in pink, this crazy good creation is the best excuse to invite a bunch of friends over and chill.

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Check out our collection of Cocktail Recipes.


About Leslie Kelly

Always hungry to learn, never had my fill of oysters, Memphis dry rub ribs, wild salmon, chocolate chip cookies or a well-rolled lumpia. Washington state wine lover, bourbon fan. Totally obsessed with brunch!