GIN SPRITZ RECIPES

BECAUSE WE’RE ALL ABOUT THAT FIZZ.

Two words: Gin Spritz. You’d be hard-pressed to find a drink as perfect for sipping in the sticky heat of an Aussie summer. So here are four of our favourite recipes to whip out when the temperature is climbing and you’re in need of a drink (or two…).

Stock up on the sparkling and practice those bottle-popping skills, because it’s time to get fizzy with it. 

SUMMER HEATWAVE

  • INGREDIENTS

  • METHOD

    • Add gin and orange juice to a wine glass over lots of ice
    • Top up with your favourite sparkling wine
    • Garnish with a basil leaf

PEACH FUZZ

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 20mL My New Go-To Gin
    • 10mL peach liqueur 
    • 10mL Aperol 
    • 90mL sparkling wine 
    • 30mL soda water  
    • Peach 
    • Thyme 
  • METHOD

    • Build ingredients in a wine glass over ice
    • Garnish with a thyme sprig and a peach slice

HER – B FIZZ

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 15mL Rare Dry Gin  
    • 15mL blood orange liqueur    
    • 15mL lemon juice  
    • 4 basil leaves  
    • 60mL soda water  
    • 90mL Prosecco/sparkling wine/fizz   
    • Basil (to garnish) 
  • METHOD

    • Add gin, liqueur, lemon juice and basil leaves into a shaker 
    • Shake and fine strain into a wine glass  
    • Add soda water, sparkling, and ice and gently stir 
    • Garnish with a sprig of basil  

BLOODY GOOD TO GO


  • INGREDIENTS

    • 45mL Bloody Shiraz Gin
    • 20mL passionfruit syrup (recipe below) 
    • 20mL fresh lime juice 
    • 90mL sparkling wine 
    • Lime
    • Lime leaf (to garnish)
  • METHOD

    • Add gin, passionfruit syrup and fresh lime juice in a shaker 
    • Shake and strain into a wine glass 
    • Top with sparkling wine, add ice and gently stir 
    • Garnish with a wheel of lime and lime leaf 

PASSIONFRUIT SYRUP

  • INGREDIENTS

    • 200g passionfruit, washed and de-stemmed 
    • 200mL water 
    • 50g caster sugar 
    • Pinch of salt 
  • METHOD

    • Halve the passionfruit and place it with water in a pot over a medium heat  
    • Bring to a boil and remove from heat 
    • Steep for 20 minutes  
    • Once finished, strain and keep liquid  
    • Dissolve caster sugar and salt in the liquid 
    • Allow to cool completely 
    • Bottle up and refrigerate

SUMMER HEATWAVE

  • INGREDIENTS

  • METHOD

    • Add gin and orange juice to a wine glass over lots of ice
    • Top up with your favourite sparkling wine
    • Garnish with a basil leaf