Fizz Cocktails

Dessert Cocktail: Soyer au Champagne

This sweet cocktail combines two great things in life: ice cream and Champagne. This recipe dates back to around 1888 and was a favourite of Queen Victoria’s, who enjoyed a glass whenever she hosted banquet at the Midland Grand Hotel. Especially great for the summer. 1 tbsp Cognac 1 tbsp Maraschino cherry liqueur 1 tbsp orange curaçao 1…

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The Classic Champagne Cocktail

This simple and classic cocktail is perfect for special occasions and guaranteed to go down a treat. A similar recipe for this cocktail appears as early as “Professor” Jerry Thomas’ Bon Vivant’s Companion in 1862 and has been seen several times in works of fiction, including Casablanca (1924). 1 white sugar cube 3 dashes of angostura…

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Mimosa Cocktail

The Mimosa is a simple yet delightful drink that makes an excellent cocktail to enjoy with brunch. It is believed to have been invented by Frank Meier in the Hôtel Ritz Paris. The name comes from the Acacia dealbata, a species of Australian wattle, its flowers are, Mimosa-coloured. The Mimosa cocktail is composed of one part Champagne, or…

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Bellini cocktail

The Bellini cocktail was invented by  Cipriani, founder of Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy. The original recipe was made with a bit of raspberry or cherry juice to give the drink a pink colour. Giuseppe named the drink the Bellini because the pink colour reminded him of the toga of a saint in a painting by 15th-century Venetian artist…

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Red Nose Day cocktail recipe

Raise a toast to Red Nose Day with a cocktail recipe from Dorset producers Furleigh Estate, Conker Spirit and IOW Tomatoes. Award-winning local vineyard and winery, Furleigh Estate has teamed up with Dorset’s first gin distillery Conker Spirit and Isle of Wight Tomatoes to create a limited-edition cocktail for Red Nose Day, on Friday March 13….

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Valentini cocktail recipe for Valentine’s Day

New Dorset distillery Conker Spirit creates a Valentini cocktail recipe for Valentine’s Day. Love (will be) all around the south coast in February, as Dorset’s first gin distillery Conker Spirit has created a very special Valentini cocktail especially for Valentine’s Day, using its signature Dorset Dry Gin and Furleigh Estate sparkling rosé. A romantic twist…

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Prosecco Cocktails

Prosecco Cocktails

Prosecco is delicious on its own, but is also very popular in cocktails. You can experiment with different flavours and colours to make fantastic drinks. Here are a few examples to get you started, let us know what your favourite Prosecco cocktails are. Bellini Cocktail Add 1 part peach juice to 3 parts Prosecco Mimosa Equal parts…

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Gibson's Organic Liqueurs

Gibson’s Organic Liqueurs

We have a selection of liqueurs including our blackcurrant, elderflower or white currant, raspberry and raspberry extra-fruit. Raspberry Liqueur Our raspbery liqueur is made from the traditional organic variety Autumn Bliss and the newer, slightly sweeter, Joan J. Blackcurrant Liqueur Our blackcurrant liqueur is made from several different varieties, all grown here on the farm…

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Gibson’s Organic Liqueurs

Gibson’s Organic Liqueurs

Just outside the market town of Burford, gateway to the Cotswolds, lies a little hamlet called Westwell. Tiny (there are only 40 inhabitants), Westwell is almost famous for being the most westerly Roman well in Oxfordshire, hence it’s not massively inventive name, and also the sometime dwelling of former home secretary Douglas Hurd. Oh, and…

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