Champagne and Elderflower Cocktail

champagne-and-elderflower-cocktailLight and fizzy and a bit sweet, this year-round cocktail is as easy to mix as it is to sip.

5 oz. Champagne (or other sparkling wine), chilled
½ oz. vodka
½ oz. elderflower cordial
soda water, chilled
Tools: barspoon
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: fresh raspberries (if available)

Combine the chilled Champagne or sparkling wine with vodka and elderflower cordial in a glass and stir. Top with chilled soda water to taste and garnish with raspberries.

Sam Shelley and Catharine Miller,