California Peach Bellini

A longtime favorite drink of Venice, Italy, now can be easily enjoyed with sweet Del Monte® California peaches. Great alcohol-free option too!

California Peach Bellini

Serves

12
Prep Time
5 min.

A longtime favorite drink of Venice, Italy, now can be easily enjoyed with sweet Del Monte® California peaches. Great alcohol-free option too!

Ingredients

1 can (15.25oz.) Del Monte® Sliced Peaches in Heavy Syrup [or Del Monte® Peach Halves in Heavy Syrup], chilled, not drained

1 bottle brut white sparkling wine, chilled

12 Fresh mint leaves

Directions
  1. Puree peaches with syrup.
  2. For each cocktail, pour 2 Tbsp. peach purée into a chilled champagne glass.
  3. Slowly add 2 to 3 oz. (1/4 to 1/3 cup) sparkling wine; stir gently.
  4. Slap 1 mint leaf in palms to release fragrance; garnish glass with mint.


VARIATION: To make Virgin California Peach Bellini, prepare as directed above, except substitute chilled ginger ale (4 cups total) for sparkling wine.

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