Champagne Cocktails for a Crowd

TIMEDecember 26, 2021

My take on the French 75 swaps the gin and lemon juice with vodka and lime, topped with Champagne and soda water for more bubbles.

champagne cocktail
Batch-prepare this cocktail in pitchers half-full of ice, then pour it into individual coupes to serve. (Victoria de la Maza)

Serves 8

  • 1 cup vodka
  • 8 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 1 750ml bottle Champagne, cava, or prosecco

In a pitcher half-filled with ice, stir in the vodka, lime juice, soda water, and Champagne. Strain and serve very cold in Champagne coupes.

Victoria de la Maza is an award-winning cookbook author, columnist, and international TV host. Passionate about great food, she combines American traditions with her European heritage to create classic-with-a-twist recipes and ideas for stylish entertaining at home. Subscribe to her weekly newsletter, "Diary of a Serial Hostess,” at VictoriaDeLaMaza.substack.com