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South Pacific Spritz

A tequila spritz made for leisurely sipping.

“This is an easy peasy tropical spritz that plays as a killer mate for ocean grub,” says Anthony Schmidt, beverage director of Ironside Fish & Oyster.


  • 1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila
  • 1/2 oz. bianco vermouth (Ironside uses Contratto)
  • 3/4 oz. passion fruit syrup
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 oz. seltzer
  • 1 oz. Cava
  • Glass:wine glass
  • Garnish:orange slice, pineapple wedge


In a shaker tin, combine the tequila, vermouth, syrup, and lemon juice. Briefly shake with ice to chill and strain into a wine glass over fresh ice. Add seltzer and Cava. Stir briefly to combine. Garnish with an orange slice and pineapple wedge.

Passion Fruit Syrup: Combine equal parts passion fruit purée with rich simple syrup (2:1). Shake to combine.

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