Swing into action with one of these Tennis-inspired Cocktails


With the Wimbledon Championships well underway, tennis lovers thirsty for some top-seeded tipples should try one of these tennis-inspired cocktails or speciality serves to toast some terrific grass court action.

Winning doubles team

A pretty pink fizz, Perlezza Spumante Rose, Italy is delightfully fresh and crisp with red fruit aromas and notes of strawberry. Pleasantly quaffable with a clean finish, it’s a perfect match with strawberries and cream.

Advantage

Bursting with blackcurrant flavour and a citrusy finish, Lejay Original Creme de Cassis tastes utterly delicious in a Kir or a Kir Royale. A simple wine cocktail adored by the French, add a small measure to the bottom of the glass and top with a white Burgundy or champagne. The dark rose hue will also complement strawberries and cream.

Umpire’s call

A delicious aperitif that bridges the gap between a white wine spritzer and a vodka and tonic, a white port and tonic is this summer’s trendy tipple. Dry and fresh with nutty aromas and a hint of oak, serve on the rocks topped up with tonic water and a sprig of mint.


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