Sparkling Pomegranate Punch

This bubbly, sweet-tart cocktail combines sparkling wine, dessert wine and deep-red pomegranate juice.

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3/4 cup late-harvest white wine, such as late-harvest Riesling, chilled
  • Ice cubes, for serving
  • Two 750-milliliter bottles sparkling wine, chilled
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple (1/2 inch)
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice

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.

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