The Bubbly Bride: Your Ultimate Wedding Cocktail Guide
So it's as simple as that. Sounds easy and fun right? And the best part is, that it's not that hard to set up and since the guests are going to be helping themselves, not much has to be done once it's set up too!
No bartender required! So go ahead, and try it on one of your smaller functions or wedding! BY Soha 17 May, Trending: Bubbly Bar! A cute sign so people know what it is, what to do and that they're welcome to help themselves. You can get one printed, DIY it on a chalkboard or get really fancy and creative with it.
Champagne, obviously. Prosecco is a good choice too.
Glasses, the prettier they are, the better. Juices or cordials for the guests to mix and match to add to their drink. Fresh fruits like blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, lime- which not only make the setting prettier, but can spruce up the drinks too! Additionally, you can have some cute customised coasters, napkins, stirrers and little add ons to the glasses to make them quirky and fun. Franciacorta winemakers use the same traditional method and grape varieties employed by champagne makers.
The thought of ordering enough champagne for your ever-growing guest list might give you a bit of budget anxiety. Luckily, there are great alternatives that are a fraction of the cost. But no matter what kind of sparkling wine you choose, there are ways to game the bubbly system. Serve champagne on a beer budget with these tips. Have wait staff serve modest pours of the bubbly stuff just before toasts begin.
Hint: a standard bottle mL yields 5 full flutes, but up to 12 tasting portions.
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Ask the bartender to stash a high-end bottle just for you and your spouse—no one will notice that they toasted with something less expensive. If you go with coupes—which are wider and shallower than flutes—the wine will get warm and go flat faster. These glasses are best if bubbly will only be used for toasting.
Set up a bubbly bar with liqueurs and fresh fruit for mixing—this way, everyone will have a personalized drink to raise at toast time. Organic, certified vegan wine making yields a fresh and dry prosecco.
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Nothing funky about it, just a very good and delicious wine at a fantastic price. The old vine chenin blanc grapes in this French white are aged for 18 months before bottling. Fresh, vibrant, and mineral with a fine bead and soft mousse. Made from percent Chardonnay, with ripe orchard fruit and lemon blossom aromas. Juicy stone and citrus flavors with a punchy finish.
The palate is dry and elegant, with refreshing, bright acidity. This sip has soft bubbles and supple texture with a stony and persistent finish.
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It is a lovely bubbly for cocktails, but has enough character to pair with smoked salmon, caviar, or dim sum. A smokiness pervades the aroma of sweet cream and lemon blossoms. Notes of golden delicious apple and red fruit dominate, with a palate that is both fresh and rich. This will make for an elegant aperitif, and work beautifully with richer foods such as chicken, poached salmon, or lobster rolls.
The wine has a powerful aroma, with golden apple, ripe peach, layers of floral notes, and a pronounced toasty note. It is full, smooth, and very dry with a ripe orchard fruit and kiwi. Great value and a great food wine as well.