We owe everything to our mothers. Everything. We literally exist because of her—you cannot get more important than that. Because of that, the least you could do today is give her a call or send a card and a gift, but why settle for doing the least you could? If your mother did the least she could, things might’ve turned out differently. Instead, go see your mother, tell her you love her, and mix her up one of these special cocktails for Mother’s Day.
- 1 part Orange Flavored Rum
- 1 part Orange Juice
- Martini & Rossi Prosecco
Method: Combine orange flavored rum, orange juice and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a martini cocktail glass. Top with Martini & Rossi Prosecco.
Apple of My Eye
- 3 parts Martini & Rossi Prosecco
- 2 parts Martini & Rossi Extra Dry vermouth
- 1 part Apple Juice
Method: Pour Martini & Rossi extra dry vermouth and apple juice into a flute glass. Top with Martini & Rossi Prosecco.
Mother’s Day Bellini
- 1 ¼ oz Rosemary Infused White Peach Puree*
- 5 Arugula Leaves
- 4 oz Martini & Rossi Prosecco
Method: Place Arugula in a mixing glass and press with muddler, add peach puree and ice. Top with Martini & Rossi Prosecco and stir until all ingredients are well combined. Strain into Coupe glass and garnish.
Rosemary Infused Peach Puree: Place 2 cups of Peach Puree in a re-sealable container, add 2 sprigs of washed rosemary, approx. 4-5 inches long. Press the rosemary into the puree, seal the container, give it a shake and leave to infuse in the fridge for 8 hours.
Sparkling Sangria (serves six)
- 3 cups Martini & Rossi Prosecco
- ¼ cup Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice or Lemonade
- 6 large Mint Leaves
- 1½ cups Sparkling Water
- 3 Lemon Slices
- 5 Fresh Strawberries (sliced)
- 3 Cucumber Slices
Method: Combine lemon juice, mint leaves, sparkling water, lemons, strawberries and cucumbers in a pitcher. Gently stir in chilled Martini & Rossi Prosecco just before serving. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint.
- 1 part Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth
- 1 part Campari Liqueur
- 1 part Tequila
Method: Add ice to a short tumbler glass, and pour equal parts Martini & Rossi Rosso Vermouth, Campari and tequila. Stir slowly and finish with a squeeze of fresh lime.
And for when your mother decides it’s time to move onto dessert,
The Queen’s Cup
(Created by Mixologist Lauren Davis)
Method: Place 4 strawberries in cocktail shaker and crush with muddler. Add Baileys Original Irish Cream, Ketel One, cold brew coffee and ice to the cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain contents into a Martini glass. Top with whipped cream. Garnish with remaining strawberry.
(Created by Mixologist Revae Schneider)
- 1 oz Baileys Espresso Crème
- 1 oz Cîroc Coconut
- 1 oz Dark Roast Coffee
- 1 teaspoon Simple Syrup
- 2 oz Hot Water
- Coconut Shavings for Garnish
Method: Combine Baileys Espresso Crème, Cîroc Coconut, dark roast coffee, hot water and simple syrup in a coffee mug. Stir well for 20 seconds. Garnish with coconut shavings.
Remember. After everything, tell your mother you love her.