"Mother's Day is all about a celebration, so I like to start things out with a festive cocktail to keep Mama feeling relaxed and light on her feet," says Matt.

Matt Moore
Recipe by Southern Living May 2014

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together blueberries, halved strawberries*, basil leaves, and sugar in a medium bowl; crush berries and leaves with a wooden spoon. Chill 30 minutes (to release juice from berries). Stir 1 cup chilled sparkling wine into fruit mixture, and pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding solids. Add remaining wine to pitcher. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately, or chill up to 24 hours.

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  • *Frozen, thawed strawberries and frozen blueberries may be substituted.

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