Born from a brand that takes pride in its single varietal selection of wines, Mezza di Mezzacorona proves they aren’t afraid to break with tradition. Blending the bite and complexity of white wine with the pop and spark of carbonation, this new sparkling wine is not only delicious on its own, but also plays well with others. Try one of the recipes below or add a splash to one of your favorite cocktails, and discover for yourself how life is better with a little pizaZZ.
With rum as smooth as jazz and mint as refreshing as the breeze off the Mediterranean, this drink sets the mood for a chill night in. But when the effervescent Mezza di Mezzacorona joins the party, you never know where the evening may take you.
6 Fresh Mint Leaves
1 oz Aged Rum
¾ oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/3 oz Simple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with 3 oz chilled Mezza di Mezzacorona.
Uve Menta e Mela
Nothing compliments the crisp apple tang of Mezza di Mezzacorona like the bite of bourbon, and this take on a Mint Julep offers a double-shot of the fleshy fruit. The heavy flavors of the cocktail are perfectly balanced by a blast of bubble so you can keep it light and airy even as Autumn approaches.
8 Fresh Mint Leaves
1 ½ oz Jim Beam Apple Bourbon
¼ oz Simple Syrup
Shake ingredients over ice and fine strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Top with 3oz chilled Mezza di Mezzacorona. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
2 wine glasses and 5 ounces + 3 ounces of 2 ingredients equals a dozen reasons to introduce this spritzer to your friends. When it comes to Mezza di Mezzacorona and good times – it all adds up!
3 oz Campari
5 oz Mezza di Mezzacorona
Fill a wine glass with ice. Add the Campari, Mezza di Mezzacorona and stir until well chilled. Garnish a slice of lime and serve immediately