Drinks, food

The French 75 cocktail remade with KWV Sparkling Rosé

What better way to welcome in warm sunny days, than with some world-famous summer cocktails, made with a sparkly twist using some great South African sparkling wines, best served with friends and fun. Dating back to 1915, this cocktail was first made at the landmark New York Bar in Paris and the combination was said to have a real kick by locals of the bar. KWV Sparkling Rosé is a most refreshing option that presents aromas of fresh strawberry, cherry and delicate blossoms. It also adds a lighter and colourful twist to this classic cocktail.


45ml KWV Cruxland Gin 15ml of lemon juice 7ml of simple syrup KWV Sparkling Rosé Lemon for garnishing


Make simple syrup with equal parts hot water and sugar. Measure the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup with the jigger and pour into the mixing glass of the cocktail mixer. Cover mixture with ice and shake for 8-10 seconds. Strain with a cocktail strainer, pour into champagne flute and top with KWV Sparkling Rosé. To Serve: Serve in a champagne flute and garnish with a peel of lemon. This post was sponsored by KWV.