Toast to the Olympic Gold!

Let the golden bubbles flow as we toast our Olympic gold medal winners (and all the rest!) with a variety of delicious Proseccos. Versatile – they go with everything! – and so refreshing on these last days of summer! Raise your glass to Rio and enjoy!

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Here are a variety of delicious Proseccos to try in the cocktail or by themselves. These well-priced Proseccos are versatile and so refreshing on these last warm days of summer.

Giall’Oro $16
Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore
D.O.C.C Extra Dry
Beautiful color of light straw with a touch of pale green. Gently sweet and fresh on the palate, this prosecco is extremely smooth and well balanced with a lovely fruity finish of mature golden apples. Very versatile, it can be enjoyed as an aperitif or sipped while enjoying a sweet bite at the close of a meal.

Bianca Vigna $14
Prosecco Brut 2014
Pleasantly full and creamy with notes of crisp green apple and pear. Brilliant pale yellow with green reflections. Perfectly paired with a variety of appetizers such as bruschetta, prosciutto and fig, and mini asparagus quiches as well as most seafood dishes. A fine finish to a meal alongside a fruit and cheese platter.

Prosecco Gancia $15
An elegant sparkling wine. Light yellow with a touch of green. Fresh, smooth and well balanced with a fruity finish of ripe golden apples.

Toast to the Olympic Gold!
 
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Recipe Type: Cocktails
Ingredients
  • 2 oz. Cachaça
  • 1 ½ oz. Prosecco DOC (see below)
  • 2 teaspoons raw sugar, such as turbinado or Demerara
  • 7 green grapes
  • 4 lime wedges
Instructions
  1. In cocktail shaker, add lime wedges, 5 grapes, and sugar. Muddle until fruit is crushed and juices are released. Add cachaça and ice, and shake vigorously for 25 seconds. Pour into old-fashioned glass and top with Prosecco DOC. Garnish with remaining grapes and serve immediately.
 

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