The Champagne Bowler – for Mad Men everywhere!

The Champagne Bowler - for Mad Men everywhere! 1

The Champagne Bowler

This classic cocktail from the 1950’s is a real celebration of the grape – three out of five of its ingredients are grape-based. In absolute Mad Men style it will add a real touch of style to your Christmas parties.
3 fresh strawberries or raspberries
15 ml simple sugar syrup
15 ml Cognac or other grape brandy
30 ml Chardonnay or other white wine
Champagne or sparkling wine to top up


Smash together the berries and the simple syrup in a cocktail shaker, then fill halfway with ice. Pour in the cognac and the white wine and shake well. Pour into a wine glass and top up with sparkling wine, garnish with the berry of your choice!