4 Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wines To Drink This Festive Season
Nothing says it’s the holidays like a glass of bubbles. Non-alcoholic sparkling wines are a treat on their own or perfect to add elegance and cheers to delicious and easy cocktails.
Worried you will overdo it this Christmas?
During the holidays it’s even harder not to buckle under the added social pressure and overindulge in alcohol. But don’t toast away months or years of hard work. It’s entirely possible to be social and toast to the holidays with friends by drinking alcohol-free sparkling wine.
Read on for 4 of our top non-alcoholic champagnes alternative and alcohol-free sparkling wines recommendations. We have even added a bonus cocktail recipe for each. Because nothing gets the celebration going like a glass of bubbles.
Cheers to a wonderful Christmas!
Oddbird Spumante 750mL and Aperol Spritz
Oddbird Zero Alcohol Spumante
Oddbird Spumante is a non-alcoholic Prosecco alternative. Elegant and refined, perfect if you want to celebrate in style and wake up hangover-free. This non-alcoholic sparkling white wine is made exclusively from the finest Italian grapes. It is crisp and dry, with a subtle taste of white pear, green apple, elderflower, and grapefruit. It is also completely alcohol-free, with 0% ABV. That means you can have several drinks and still drive yourself home after NYE.
Non-alcoholic Aperol Spritz cocktail recipe
This is a quick and easy non-alcoholic sparkling wine Italian Spritz’s recipe. It’s an ideal pre-dinner cocktail, popular for sunny summer days and social mingling outdoors.
Yes, you can drink it outside: it’s alcohol-free!
- 30 mL Oddbird Spumante (chilled)
- 60 mL Lyre’s Italian Spritz
- 15 mL Fever-Tree Premium Indian Tonic
- Garnish: orange slice
Ice goes in first, then the Oddbird Spumante, followed by Lyre’s Italian Spritz (a non-alcoholic substitute for Aperol) and a splash of Indian Tonic Water. Using the Indian Tonic Water instead of the traditional splash of soda balances the cocktail out with a little extra bitterness. By following this order, the bubbles will do all the mixing. Garnish with an orange slice.
Pierre Zero Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Rose and Cosmopolitan
Pierre Zero Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Rose
Did you know that sparkling rosé is the most versatile of bubbles? That’s because they often have a great depth of flavour, without being too sweet. Pierre Zero non-alcoholic sparkling wine has a delicate fruity flavour and a refreshing taste. It is perfect for summer coming.
Non-alcoholic Cosmopolitan cocktail recipe
For a sophisticated night, why not dress up a classic cosmopolitan cocktail with some bubbles? Serve this non-alcoholic sparkling cosmopolitan recipe to impress your guests with your elegance.
- 60 mL Pierre Zero Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Rose (chilled)
- 45 mL Stryyk Not Vodka
- 15 mL Lyre’s Italian Orange
- 15 mL cranberry juice
- 15 mL lime juice
- 15 mL simple syrup or agave (optional)
- Garnish: lemon slice
Combine Stryyk Not Vodka, Lyre’s Italian Orange (a non-alcoholic triple sec substitute), cranberry juice, lime juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until very cold. Add a dash of simple syrup or agave if required.
Pour into a chilled martini glass, then top with Pierre Zero Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wine. Garnish with a lemon slice.
Read also: How to Handle Social Situations During Dry July for tips and advice that can be used this Christmas season. on how to approach the Christmas season staying true to your choices.
Plus & Minus Blanc de Blancs Non-Alcoholic Champagne and French 75
Plus & Minus Blanc de Blancs Non-Alcoholic Champagne
Plus & Minus Blanc de Blancs is a non-alcoholic champagne perfect for any sober celebration.
Effervescent, with a soft bubbly mouthfeel, it enchants you with vibrant notes of apple, and citrus. Not too sweet, but extremely refreshing, you’ll feel invigorated from just one sip. Infused with grape seed extract, you’ll even get some extra antioxidants. Can it be any more perfect for the holiday?
Non-alcoholic French 75 cocktail recipe:
Gin and champagne combine for a potent cocktail sure to be a hit at any celebration.
- ~ 60mL Plus & Minus Blanc de Blancs Non-Alcoholic Champagne (chilled)
- 50mL Non-Alcoholic Gin Botanicals London Dry
- 20mL lemon juice
- 15mL simple syrup (optional)
- Garnish: lemon peel
Add the non-alcoholic gin, lemon juice, and ice to a chilled cocktail shaker. Plus & Minus non-alcoholic champagne already balances the cocktail well, but if you prefer it sweeter, also add 15mL of simple syrup. Shake and pour into a chilled champagne flute. Top will Plus & Minus non-alcoholic champagne. Garnish with a lemon peel.
Pierre Zero Sparkling Chardonnay and Mimosa
Pierre Zero Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wine
For a romantic night, dim the lights and pour a bubbling glass of Pierre Zero Sparkling Chardonnay. Produced with carefully selected and blended de-alcoholised French wines, it is fruity and balanced by a delicate freshness. Tropical fruit, peaches, lychees, and flowers’ aromas develop as soon as the delicate bubbles start to fizz. A perfect celebratory choice.
Non-alcoholic Mimosa cocktail recipe:
Mimosa is the classing brunch drinks. Make sure all your friends can enjoy this daylight cocktail by using a non-alcoholic sparkling wine for your celebration.
- 100mL Pierre Zero Sparkling Chardonnay
- 15mL Palermo Amarino Non-Alcoholic Aperitif
- 45mL orange juice
- Garnish: orange slice
Add Palermo Amarino and orange juice to a champagne flute. Top with Pierre Zero non-alcoholic sparkling wine. Garnish with a slice of orange.
Avoid being hit by remorse in January. Celebrate the Christmas holidays drinking non-alcoholic champagne and wines. Explore Craftzero’s full range of non-alcoholic sparkling wines for even more options.
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