Food, Recipes

French Fizz


  • ½ cup blueberry syrup
  • ½ cup fresh grapefruit juice
  • ²⁄3 cup vodka
  • 1 (750ml) bottle sparkling rosé wine
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries for garnish
  • Grapefruit zest in strips for garnish
  • Ice

Blueberry Syrup:

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ²⁄3 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1,5cm piece fresh ginger


Make blueberry syrup. Bring water, sugar, blueberries and ginger to a slow boil until sugar is dissolved, stirring and smashing berries. Turn heat down and simmer on low for 5 minutes. Strain into a small bowl and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.

Mix syrup, grapefruit juice and vodka together with 1 cup of ice in a Le Creuset Pitcher, stir to combine. Top with sparkling wine. Fill each Le Creuset Tumbler with ice, a strip of grapefruit zest and a few blueberries, then pour sparkling cocktail over ice into each glass.