Summer Champagne Punch
Fact: This Summer Champagne Punch Is the Best Way to Cool Down PHOTO: LIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

We've already shown you a few of our favorite ways to enjoy some bubbly, from boozy gummy bears to watermelon Champagne. Here, another sophisticated, summery way to serve sparkling wine to a crowd.

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MAKES 6 TO 8 SERVINGS
Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Ingredients

cup sugar

cup water

¾ cup lime juice, preferably freshly squeezed

½ cup vodka

2 cups tonic water

2 cups raspberries

1 lime, sliced

1 bottle Champagne or sparkling white wine

Directions

1. In a small pot, bring the sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. Stir to make sure the sugar dissolves. Let cool to room temperature.

2. In a large pitcher, stir the cooled simple syrup with the lime juice, vodka and tonic water to combine. Stir in the raspberries and lime slices.

3. Just before you’re ready to serve, add the Champagne. Serve chilled.

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