Although Prosecco has been around a long time, its popularity has grown in the last couple of years. It is viable alternative to more expensive champagnes and sparkling wines and is a "go to" item for holidays and special occasions. It is no wonder that Prosecco is a natural for Mothers' Day. You can toast mom or make Momosas for the Mother's Day brunch. Alternatively, you can also make delicious cocktails and punches as well. Here are a few examples.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 (16-ounce) bags frozen peaches, thawed
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
- 4 to 6 (750-ml) bottles Prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled
- Orange peel twists, for garnish
Stir the sugar and water in a large saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Cool completely.
Puree the peaches and orange peel in a blender with 1 1/2 cups of the sugar syrup until smooth. Strain through a fine-meshed