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Red, White, and Sparkling

Total time 3 mins
Yield Makes 1 drink
Red-colored cassis liqueur and white wine come together for an elegant sparkling beverage.


  • 3 ounces (6 tbsp.) chilled Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • 2 tablespoons Clear Creek cassis liqueur* or Chambord
  • About 2 tbsp. blanc de noirs sparkling wine

How to Make It

  1. Pour Pinot Grigio, simple syrup, and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake just until chilled, about 5 seconds, then pour into a chilled martini glass. Carefully pour liqueur down 1 side of the glass and let it settle at the bottom. Gently pour the sparkling wine on top and serve immediately.

  2. *Find Portland distillery Clear Creek's products at

  3. Bar snack: Manchego cheese and roasted piquillo or other red peppers on crackers.