Cocktail DIY

Drink This Fancy Champagne Cocktail to Pregame for the Oscars

Because we have a feeling you’ll need a drink (or three) to get through this year’s awards.

By: Meagan Wilson
Styling: Meagan Wilson
Photography: Jakob Layman

Leave it to a fancy Beverly Hills hotel to know how to pregame and then adequately fuel Oscars-watching with alcohol. This weekend, we’ll be celebrating with Sofitel Los Angeles’s “I Want to Thank the Academy,” by mixologist Frédéric Zemmour.



1.5 oz Giffard elderflower liqueur
1 oz grapefruit juice
1 oz lemon juice
3 oz sparkling wine



1. Mix elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, and lemon juice in a shaker with ice.

2. Strain into champagne glass.

3. Add sparkling wine.


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