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Diamond Claret Cup

Image: Julie Albin

Red wine gets a boost from raspberry brandy in this eau-de-vie cocktail from John Codd of San Francisco’s Tradition.



  1. Add all ingredients except the Champagne water into mixing tin with ice, and shake briefly.

  2. Strain into a Collins glass over ice, and top with the sparkling wine.

  3. Garnish with a mint sprig.