What’s a New Year’s Eve party without a signature drink? Cheers to the New Year and toast to new beginnings with our selection of festive beverages filled with fresh fruit juices and seasonal flavors. Make one of these your 2022 signature, or try all three! Then, nosh the night away with a mini charcuterie board and bite-size appetizers that come together in no time.
Sparkling Holiday Sangria
In large pitcher, stir 1 bottle (750 mL) red wine, 8 sprigs fresh rosemary, 1 sliced lemon, 2 cups cranberry-pomegranate juice and 1/2 cup pomegranate arils; cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Just before serving, stir in 3 cans (12 ounces each) chilled cranberry-lime hard seltzer; serve over ice. Makes about 8 cups.
Into each of 8 (6-ounce) Champagne flutes, add 1/4 cup chilled cranberry-pomegranate juice and 1-1/2 tablespoons chilled coconut vodka; gently stir. Top with 2 cans (12 ounces each) chilled lime hard seltzer; garnish with 8 pieces candied ginger and fresh cranberries, if desired.