A Lemon Pomegranate Bellini to Ring in the New Year!

by jerseygirl on January 2, 2011 · 18 comments

Happy new year to all! To celebrate the new year, I made some Bellinis with Prosecco last night. I liked them so much that they just might be my new winter drink. In case you’ve never had one, a Bellini is a cocktail that originated in Venice. It typically is made of sparkling wine and peach puree. It is one of Italy’s most popular cocktails. I am happily sipping on one as I speak (or write). If you would like a non alcoholic version, you can use sparkling cider instead of the Prosecco. I made this version for the kiddos and it tasted pretty good.

Now let’s all have a happy and healthy 2011!

Lemon Pomegranate Bellini

one champagne flute
a slice of lemon
pomegranate seeds
pomegranate juice
Prosecco (dry Italian sparkling wine)

Take a tall champagne flute and squeeze a small slice of lemon into the bottom of the glass. Add a few pomegranate seeds and a splash of pomegranate juice. Fill the glass with Prosecco and it is ready to drink!

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Dinners and Dreams January 2, 2011 at 2:38 pm

I like peach bellini a lot but I'm sure I will like this one too because I love pomegranates.


adventuresfromcloud8 January 2, 2011 at 5:08 pm

I have a girlfriend who always serves Prosecco when we come to her house for Bookclub. I love it, and this version sounds delicious, too!

teresa January 2, 2011 at 7:43 pm

this sounds delicious! and they're so pretty!

Patsyk January 2, 2011 at 9:49 pm

Now, that looks like my kind of cocktail!

That Girl January 2, 2011 at 10:26 pm

We did flavored champagnes this New Years – almond, orange, and raspberry. I can only imagine how amazing a bellini with one of them would have tasted, but we didn't have any left over by the end of the night!

Shelby January 3, 2011 at 5:32 am

looks awesome!

The Blonde Duck January 3, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Sounds delicious!

Maria January 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Happy New Year!

Carolyn January 3, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Looks delicious! I love cocktails and I love peach bellinis so I am sure I would love this.

Biz January 3, 2011 at 6:36 pm

Happy New Year Lisa! I was first introduced to proseco from my MIL the day of my wedding when the "gals" had a drink before I got hitched – not my cup of tea, but it does look pretty! 😀

Velva January 3, 2011 at 8:42 pm

I would definitely take mine with Prosecco! Beautiful.

Happy New Year to you!


The Japanese Redneck January 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm

That looks like it was fantastic!

Pam January 4, 2011 at 12:03 pm

My sister loves these drinks and so do I. Yours looks so pretty.

Lisa January 4, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Looks so crisp and refreshing, and I've been searching about for something to do with Pomegranate juice other than create a smoothie. Happy new year!

Ciao Chow Linda January 4, 2011 at 9:00 pm

What's not to love here – healthy pomegranate juice and wonderful prosecco.

Cynthia January 5, 2011 at 1:34 am

Happy New Year!

The Blonde Duck January 5, 2011 at 3:23 pm

Happy Wednesday!

ann January 5, 2011 at 9:37 pm

These look so wonderful-festive and refreshing!

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