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Pear Punch Sparkler

Serves 10

Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

If you prefer your punch less sweet, use a semi-dry Riesling--and season with lemon juice to taste.

su-Pear Punch Sparkler

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Randy Mon
 2 bottles (750 ml. each) sweet Riesling, such as Pacific Rim
 2 cans (11.5 oz each) pear nectar
 1/2 cup triple sec
 1 1/2 cups pear vodka
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
 2 each slightly underripe red and green pears, thinly sliced
 1 bottle (750 ml.) California brut sparkling wine
Step 1

Mix all ingredients except sparkling wine in a pitcher. Chill until ready to serve, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day ahead. To serve, pour into a large punch bowl; add sparkling wine and ice cubes.

Step 2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 432Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g1%

Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 10mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 40g14%

Dietary Fiber 2.5g10%
Protein 0.6g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.