Mionetto prosecco and orange cocktail
Christmas Spriz Cocktail

Packed full of festive spice, the Mionetto Christmas Spritz delivers a warming twist on the traditional spritz, which is said to have originated in Venice under the Austrian Empire.

Author: Mionetto Prosecco
Ingredients
FOR THE SPICED ORANGE SYRUP
  • 750 ml orange juice
  • 300 g sugar
  • 6 cloves
  • 6 cardamom capsules
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star-anise
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 piece orange peel
FOR THE SPRITZ COCKTAIL
  • 30 ml spiced orange syrup
  • 200 ml Mionetto prosecco DOC Treviso Brut
  • 50 ml sparkling water
  • ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Bring the orange juice and sugar to a medium heat in a saucepan. Stir until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Add the spices, orange peel and sprig of rosemary. Reduce over a medium heat, stirring continuously for about 30 minutes.

  3. Pour the syrup through a fine sieve and decant into a bottle while hot.

  4. Once cooled, pour 30ml orange syrup into the glass, fill with ice cubes.

  5. Add the Mionetto Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut and sparkling soda water.

  6. Garnish with orange zest, cinnamon stick and sprig of rosemary. Enjoy ice cold!