Cocktails that Fizz

Sparkling wine–splashed drinks to celebrate grads, dads and the arrival of summer

Cocktails that Fizz
Sparkling wine is a versatile ingredient to jazz up mixed drinks, such as the Queen’s Cousin, which was created for the wedding of a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. (Sam Hanna/Four Seasons)
From the Jun 30, 2022, issue

Sparkling wines—including Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, and American sparklers—are a must for festive moments such as ringing in the New Year, but when added to cocktails, their vibrancy and effervescence can make any mixed drink a cause for celebration. Whether toasting a graduate, celebrating Father’s Day or simply raising a glass to kick off summer, these six fizzy cocktails bring the elegance of sparkling wine to the cocktail glass. Get the recipes, plus tips on choosing the right sparkler for every cocktail. 

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