Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail

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If you love light and refreshing cocktails with fresh pops of citrus flavor, our Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail is for you. Bursting with tiny prosecco bubbles with a hint of honey and rosemary, this cocktail is perfect for sipping and sharing with friends.

A grapefruit and prosecco cocktail next to a bottle, fresh sliced grapefruit and rosemary

Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail

You know what I love the most about prosecco? The bright, fruity flavor that isn’t too sweet. The combination of fresh, juicy grapefruit and La Marca Prosecco creates a refreshing cocktail that is great for parties, entertaining, and mid-morning brunches.

Start with freshest ruby red grapefruits you can find. I love the smell of grapefruit, don’t you?

For this prosecco cocktail recipe we hand-squeezed the grapefruit to get all of that yummy juice and pulp. You can use store bought juice if you’d like, but there’s nothing like fresh squeezed citrus juice in a cocktail. Plus, we kept some of the citrus peel for garnishing our glass.

Love cocktails and mocktails? Check out these recipes:

Blackberry Mojitos

Tropical Lemonade Mocktails

Strawberry Mint Rum Cocktails

Sparkling Red Wine Sangria

Sugar Sunset Margaritas

A small jade plate with slices of ruby red grapefruit, fresh rosemary and grapefruit peel

For a mild and aromatic sweetener, we created a simple syrup out of honey and rosemary. Heat equal parts honey and water in a saucepan. Drop in a sprig of earthy rosemary and stir until the honey has dissolved. The rosemary oils will infuse the honey syrup with that unmistakable flavor.

You can strengthen the flavor of the honey syrup by using more rosemary. However, we did not want to overpower the fruity flavor of the prosecco, so we used one sprig.

You can create herb-infused honey syrups with mint, basil, cilantro and verbena for a wide range of cocktail sweeteners.

A small jar of rosemary infused honey syrup

How to make this sparkling prosecco cocktail:

  • In a shaker, pour grapefruit juice, honey syrup and vodka over crushed ice.
  • Shake well and strain into a glass.
  • Pour chilled La Marca Prosecco to the top.
  • Gently swirl with a sprig of rosemary and garnish with grapefruit peel.
  • Repeat.

La Marca Prosecco is best served chilled.

A bottle of La Marca Prosecco on a wooden background, next to a jar of freshly squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice

More tips on making the perfect brunch cocktail:

  • Offer a variety of flavored syrups for an easy but sophisticated twist.
  • Always offer a mocktail option for those who don’t drink.
  • Fresh ingredients (fruits, herbs) are always best.
  • Keep the liquid ingredients chilled for perfect results.
  • Have fun with your serving ware. Use vintage spoons, saucers, and glassware to make the day your own.

A bottle of chilled prosecco being poured over ruby grapefruit juice in a glass

This bubbly prosecco cocktail is also great with fresh oranges and lemons. Or mix it up by serving with whole berries, too. With La Marca, you can easily elevate your everyday brunch. The crisp and fruit forward taste make it one of my favorite sparkling wines. Look for it at your local retailer in the signature blue packaging design. 


A close up shot of a bottle of prosecco, next to a jar of honey syrup

Make every day sparkle with La Marca and our Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail.

Please enjoy responsibly.

Here are some delicious brunch recipes to serve with these yummy cocktails:

Cheesy Breakfast Biscuits

Tennessee Tomato Gravy

Kentucky Hot Brown Brunch Sliders

A bubbly glass of grapefruit + rosemary prosecco cocktail

For more ideas + inspiration from La Marca, click here.

A glass of prosecco cocktail next to a bottle of prosecco

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Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail
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Ruby + Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail

A light + refreshing Prosecco cocktail made with fresh ruby red grapefruit, honey syrup, and earthy rosemary sprigs. Bubbly and fruity, and perfect for sipping on a weekend afternoon.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Keyword prosecco cocktail
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 269kcal
Author Buy This Cook That


  • 4 ounces La Marca Prosecco chilled
  • 3 ounces ruby red grapefruit juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka chilled
  • 1 ounce rosemary honey syrup
  • crushed ice
  • grapefruit peel, rosemary sprigs garnish


  • In a shaker, pour the grapefruit juice, vodka and honey syrup over crushed ice. 
  • Shake well and strain into a glass. Top with the Prosecco.
  • Swirl gently with a sprig of rosemary and serve with grapefruit peel for garnish.


To make honey syrup, combine equal parts honey and water in a small saucepan. Add a sprig of rosemary, and heat over medium. Stir until honey is dissolved and cool.
The recipe is for one drink. One bottle of La Marca Prosecco will make about 6 - 8 cocktails.  Use our easy recipe calculator to change the number of servings.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 237mg | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin C: 22.9mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.8mg

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