New Year's Eve Sparkler

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Recipe from


2 (750-ml) bottles sparkling wine, chilled
1 fifth brandy
10 ounce pomegranate juice concentrate
1 quart club soda, chilled


Combine chilled sparkling wine, brandy, pomegranate juice concentrate, and chilled club soda in a large punch bowl.

Reprinted with permission from Highballs High Heels (Chronicle, 2001) by Karen Brooks, Gideon Bosker, and Reed Darmon.


Karen Brooks, Gideon Bosker, and Reed Darmon,

Highballs High Heels (Chronicle, 2001)

December 2009