Photo: Thomas J. Story
YieldsServes 1Total Time5 mins
AuthorGillian Helquist, Healdsburg Shed, Healdsburg, California

Refreshing with fruit and layers of botanicals, this low-alcohol cocktail from Gillian Helquist of Healdsburg Shed in Northern California features a local wine-based apéritif called Jardesca added to the basic shrub.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Pour 2 tbsp. shrub into an 8-oz. glass filled with ice. Top with Jardesca and 1/4 cup sparkling water and stir. Add more sparkling water if you like. Tuck in a bay leaf.

Step 2
2

*Find at well-stocked bottle shops.

Ingredients

 1/4 cup chilled Jardesca* (wine-based aperitif) or 3 tbsp. Lillet Blanc
  About 1/4 cup chilled sparkling water
  Fresh bay leaf, optional

Directions

Step 1
1

Pour 2 tbsp. shrub into an 8-oz. glass filled with ice. Top with Jardesca and 1/4 cup sparkling water and stir. Add more sparkling water if you like. Tuck in a bay leaf.

Step 2
2

*Find at well-stocked bottle shops.

Quince Apéritif