Refreshing Lidl cocktails for International Prosecco Day

To celebrate International Prosecco Day on Saturday 13th August 2022, Lidl Northern Ireland has created two refreshing cocktails perfect for enjoying in the summer sun. Choose between the fabulously fun and fruity Orange & Lemon Frosé or a zesty Apple Sangria - these easy-to-make cocktails using Lidl Northern Ireland’s top-rated prosecco are the ideal beverage to quench your thirst while raising a glass to the sparkly delight on its international day of celebration.

Great for sharing, the zesty Apple Sangria is perfect for preparing in advance as its flavours develop over time. A refreshing combination of apple and white wine are lifted with the Valdobbiadene Superiore Prosecco, (£7.99). Its fruity tones of pear and apple never disappoint, always creating a light, tangy flavour that is easy to drink and have guests asking for more. Served in a pitcher, this cocktail is ideal for sharing at a garden party, BBQ or dining alfresco.

Lidl Northern Ireland’s Orange & Lemon Frosé is aninvigorating colourful blend of a fabulous vintageProsecco Spumante Rosé Millesima (£7.99) which has a fruity strawberry taste, combined with fresh oranges, lemons and topped with a generous dash of Lidl Northern Ireland’s Bitterol Spritz (£4.99). Whether served as an after dinner treat or whilst cooling off on a hot summer’s day, this summery citrus blend is sure to be a hit. 

Lidl Northern Ireland stores have a variety of highly rated Prosecco available all year round. New this summer, Lidl Northern Ireland is now offering an Organic Prosecco at just £7.99.

Join in the fun and celebrate International Prosecco Day this August. Whether you are hosting a garden party, a pre-dinner refreshment, an afternoon drink, or maybe just having some friends over, these recipes will definitely impress your guests. Here is what you will need to recreate these flavoursome cocktails.

RECIPES

Zesty Apple Sangria

Ingredients:

1 bottle of Pinot Grigio, chilled [Suggested Pinot Grigio Delle Venezia £4.49 / Pinot Grigio Garda £6.49]

250ml of Prosecco, chilled [Suggested Valdobbiadene Extra Dry Prosecco Superiore £7.99]

1 red apple

1 granny smith apple

Bunch grapes, frozen

Prep:

Place the Pinot Grigio and Prosecco into the fridge to chill, up to 2-24hrs before serving.

Remove your grapes from the stalks and place the individual grapes into a freeze-able tray and place in the freezer until frozen through.  5- 24hrs before serving

Method:

Chop the apples into slim slices and place in a large jug.

Add the full bottle of wine to the same jug.

Place in the fridge and allow to sit for at least 1-2 hours.

Add the Prosecco and stir slowly to combine the ingredients.

Drop in the frozen grapes to keep chilled and serve. 

 

Orange and Lemon Frosé

Ingredients:

1 bottle of Prosecco Spumante Rosé Millesima [£7.99]

2 oranges

2 lemons

4 spoons of granulated sugar

1 shot of Bitterol Spritz per serving [£4.99]

Ice cubes

Method:

Pour the bottle of Prosecco into a baking tray and place in freezer overnight

Place peeled oranges, lemon and sugar into a blender and blitz (sweeten to taste)

Add the frozen Prosecco into the blender and blitz until it is like a slushie

Add more ice as required, the mixture should be thick with peeks

Pour the mixture into a long-stemmed wine glass/ martini glass

Add a shot glass of Bitterol Spritz per glass

Garnish with lemon and orange zest

Lidl Northern Ireland’s ‘More for you This Summer’ range is available now in all 41 stores across the region. To keep up to date on the latest instore offers and promotions please visit www.lidl-ni.co.uk 

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