Even though the fall season is right around the corner, there’s still plenty of summer heat in a lot of places.  So relax and cool down with these champagne cocktails that easily elevate any  gathering. Cheers and enjoy!

Moët Melon on the Rocks

Created by Moët Ice Ambassador and Influencer Rocky Barnes

4.0 oz Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial

3 Large Ice Cubes

0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice

0.75 oz Volcan Tequila Blanco

1 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice

6 mint leaves

Garnish: Chunk of watermelon, slice of lime and mint sprig

Glass: Wine Goblet

Method: Add all ingredients except champagne to a shaker. Muddle watermelon (if fresh) and mint leaves. Add ice and shake well.  Strain into a large wine goblet (Slap a mint leaf and run around the rim of the glass).

Top with 4oz of Moët Ice Imperial and top off with three large ice cubes. Garnish with watermelon, lime slice and mint sprig.

Moët Alfresco Spritz  

Created by Crystal Chase (Seamstress, NY)

4oz Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial

1oz Hennessy VSOP Privilege

.75oz Elderflower Liqueur

.5oz Lime

4 2×2 chunks of fresh Watermelon

Pink Peppercorn Salt Rim: 2 tsp ground Pink Peppercorn, 2 tsp Salt, 2 tsp White Sugar. Mix Well.

Method: Add all ingredients except Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial to a shaker. Muddle watermelon. Add ice and shake. Double strain into a Bordeaux glass rimmed with Pink Peppercorn Salt Rim (use a separate chunk of watermelon to moisten the rim and run the edge of the wine glass avoiding getting mix into the glass). Top with 4oz of Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial and add ice.

Garnish: Watermelon slices and an orchid or other edible flower.

Glass: Bordeaux Wine Goblet

Ice: Kold Draft or Regular cubed ice

Garnish: Pink Peppercorn Salt Rim, Watermelon Chunks and Orchid (or other edible flower)

Moët Liber-tea

Created by Crystal Chase (Seamstress, NY)

4 oz Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial infused with Pomegranate White Tea

1.25 oz Belvedere Vodka

1.5 oz Ginger Beer

2d Angostura (Aromatic) Bitters

Pomegranate Ice Cubes

Garnish: Crystallized Ginger and a Sparkler

Glass: Collins

Ice: Collins or Regular Cubes with Pomegranate Seeds Frozen into them

Method: Build in Glass. Take on Pomegranate White Tea Bag and steep it in 4oz of Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial for 2 minutes. Add Belvedere Vodka and Ginger Beer. Add Pomegranate ice cubes. Garnish with skewered crystallized ginger and a Sparkler.