Pop the Cork: Our Best Cocktails with Champagne

January 20, 2023 by Helena Lombard

Welcome to the only excuse you need to crack open your favorite bottle of bubbly with our list of tempting cocktails with Champagne. From the classics we all love to fun twists on old-school favorites, these refreshing Champagne cocktails will be a hit at your next event.  

Classic Mimosa

Mimosa Cocktail

All hail the queen of brunch! The Classic Mimosa has been one of the most popular summer champagne cocktails for ages—and it’s here to stay. A simple mix of orange juice and Champagne makes for the perfect breakfast companion and couldn’t be easier to make. So, if you have a few friends about to spill through your front door for brunch, make sure you have a pitcher full of mimosas at the ready! Ab-fab! 

Aperol Spritz

Refreshingly cold Aperol Spritz cocktails

The Aperol Spritz is a classic Italian aperitivo and it’s one of the trendiest drinks to enjoy right now.  While the traditional version calls for three classic ingredients (Aperol, prosecco and sparkling water) feel free to mix things up with more modern versions 

In Spritz world there are no hard rules to follow: as long as it’s bubbly, slightly boozy and refreshing. And, while there is no doubt that a well-made spritz is absolutely delicious, this Italian drink is more about the ritual it evokes. So, sit back with your very best friends and serve these on slow summer afternoons. Life just doesn’t get better than that.  


Peach Bellini from above with half a peach and mint

The Bellini is a classic 2-ingredient Champagne cocktail best made during peach season in summer. With so many peach producing regions across the US, you can make these seasonal summer Champagne cocktails with the right balance of flavors. While not strictly a ‘Champagne’ cocktail, this classic Italian cocktail is made with prosecco instead. Pink and pretty as a peach, serve these as your welcome drink of choice this summer. 

Mimosa Margarita

Refreshing Orange Mimosa Margaritas

Introduce some tequila to your Mimosa recipe for a brunch cocktail that packs a punch. The Mimosa Margarita is fairly new to the cocktail scene, and we are here for it! The recipe just makes sense and gives you the best of two worlds: The zesty orange bubbles of the mimosa and the earthy sweetness from the tequila are meant to be together. Serve these summer Champagne cocktails for the perfect pick-me-up on a warm day during your next brunch.  

Summer Fling

Grapefruit Summer Fling Champagne cocktail

Make it an unforgettable Summer with these refreshing Champagne cocktails. The Summer Fling is more innocent than it sounds and is perfect for when you want to add a bit of elegance to your evening. Made with dry rose, Brut Champagne, lemonade, fresh strawberries and edible flowers, this beautiful cocktail will perk you up and make your heart sing.  

Apple Cider Mimosa

Apple Cider Mimosas with apple slice garnish

As summer ends and fall begins, apple cider season arrives. Make these Apple Cider Mimosas for a little taste of country life or to celebrate the end of summer. To make one of these delicious cocktails with Champagne, replace the orange juice with fresh apple cider, and add a sugared cinnamon rim for some extra pizzazz. Simple and delicious.  

Champagne Punch

Top-shot of citrus and Champagne Punch

Make Champagne Punch your go-to crowd pleaser this summer. Bubbly and filled with fresh flavors, you’ll be mixing Champagne or prosecco with ginger ale, orange liqueur and fresh pineapple juice. Serve it in a punch bowl garnished with sliced orange and lemon, fresh cranberries and raspberries and mint leaves. The bubbles will last for around 20 minutes, so make sure your guests serve themselves pronto! Best for big summer celebrations and Champagne-loving friends. 

Hawaiian Mimosa

Prosecco, coconut rum, pineapple juice, and grenadine come together for this Hawaiian party in a glass. The Hawaiian Mimosa is a brilliant brunch cocktail to serve during your beach holiday. These new summer Champagne cocktails are so trendy they’ve gone viral on TikTok. So, dream your way to a tropical island and serve these as the star-drink if you’re hosting a bachelorette party.


Champagne is a beautiful blank canvas begging to be flavored-up. From pineapple juice and coconut rum to ginger ale, orange liqueur and apple cider, you’ll be spoilt for choice.  

Make a classic Kir Royale and mix in some blackcurrant liqueur or for a Mexican twist add tequila and make some Margarita Mimosas.  

Absolutely! According to the experts, the ideal Champagne-drinking temperature is between 47 – 50°F. 

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