Sparkling Green Tea Punch

Sparkling Green Tea PunchA deliciously fizzy combination of green tea and sparkling wine makes up this simple-to-prepare summer punch with depth of flavor. The floral and fruity notes of the wine help highlight the earthiness of the green tea. And the dryness is balanced by the sweetness of the honey.

This recipe is perfect for siping with company on the porch or serving with brunch.

Sparkling Green Tea Punch
Yields 6 servings

1 750 ml. bottle dry sparkling white wine
12 oz. brewed green tea, chilled
3 ounces fresh lemon juice
6 ounces water
3 ounces honey
mint leaves and lemon wheels for garnish

Make the honey syrup
In a small saucepan, bring 6 ounces of water just to the point of boiling. Turn off the heat and add 3 ounces of honey. Stir to dissolve. Set the syrup aside to cool to room temperature.

Make the punch
Mix all the ingredients together in a punch bowl with a large block of ice to chill. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and lemon wheels.

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