Food pairs especially well with rosato wine from Italy. These blush pink wines, often called Rose, have a crispness that brings out the flavor in food. The wine is subtle and doesn’t overpower your recipes. It’s a lovely summer addition rather than a heavy red.
2 cups limoncello
coarsely crushed ice cube
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1 cup club soda
Coarsely crush the ice cubes, then fill 4 stemmed glasses halfway with ice. Add 1/4 cup mint leaves to each glass and using a muddle stick or the handle of a wooden spoon, crush the mint leaves together with the ice. Add ½ cup limoncello to each glass and stir. Add 1/4 cup of club soda to the top of each drink, and serve. Slice a lemon and add one slice to each glass.
Fruits of your choosing
For there are many different options when creating a Bellini. Originally made by muddling peaches into Prosecco, virtually any summer fruit will work, such as raspberries, lemon, strawberries and cherries. First muddle, or crush the fruit and then pour the juice into a champagne flute. Slowly pour Prosecco over the juice. Let the drink sit for a minute until the liquids have blended.