Featuring NEW MILLENNIUM SPARKLING WINE
This is a wonderful fall cocktail suitable for all occasions but is a particularly popular choice to serve at weddings. The soothing effects of lavender combined with the sparkling wine provide a lovely balance.
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon dried lavender
4 bottles sparkling wine
fresh lavender sprigs for garnish
1. Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Stir in dried lavender. Remove from heat. Let cool completely. Strain out lavender. Refrigerate syrup until ready to serve (up to 1 month). Pour about 6 ounces Champagne and 1 1/2 teaspoons syrup into each flute. Garnish each with a lavender sprig.
Recipe credit: Martha Stewart.com