Ring in the festive season with our crowd-pleasing handpicked cocktail recipes. Whether you are entertaining guests with decadent Champagne cocktails or settling in front of the fire with a glass of mulled wine, these handpicked recipes will certainly make you raise your glass.
Inspired by classic French flavours, this pear and brandy cocktail makes a great Christmas punch. Prepare your own festively-spiced pear syrup using ginger, cinnamon and vanilla, and combine with crisp white wine and velvety brandy in a large jug or punch bowl. Garnish with juicy pear and fragrant rosemary, and enjoy!
For a fruity festive cocktail idea, try this plum and prosecco fizz recipe. Simmer plums and vanilla into a sweet syrup, then top up with prosecco for a pretty Christmas drink.
Give the popular Italian cocktail Negroni a Christmassy twist with cinnamon, star anise and bay leaves. Serve over ice and drink a toast to the new year.
Swap the mulled wine and warm up this winter with this hot buttered cognac recipe. Infuse cognac with plenty of festive spices and serve warm for a cosy Christmas drink idea.