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Pomegranate Punch
© John Kernick

Sparkling Pomegranate Punch

  • SERVINGS: 10 to 12 servings
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This bubbly, sweet-tart cocktail combines sparkling wine, dessert wine and deep-red pomegranate juice.

  1. 2 oranges, thinly sliced crosswise
  2. 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  3. 3/4 cup late-harvest white wine, such as late-harvest Riesling, chilled
  4. Ice cubes, for serving
  5. Two 750-milliliter bottles sparkling wine, chilled
  6. 3 tablespoons sugar
  7. 1 cup diced fresh pineapple (1/2 inch)
  8. 1 cup pomegranate juice
  1. In a punch bowl, dissolve the sugar in the pomegranate juice, stirring vigorously. Add the sparkling wine and late-harvest white wine, then add the orange slices, diced pineapple and pomegranate seeds. Serve the sparkling pomegranate punch over ice cubes.