The Cocktail Recipe the Stars Will Be Sipping at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic
Beautiful scenery, stylish summer suits, free-flowing champagne and plenty of polo – there’s so much to love about the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
The glamorous sporting event, which returns to New Jersey’s Liberty State Park on Saturday, June 4th, is set just across the river from Manhattan and offers Instagram-worthy views of the Statue of Liberty and the lower city skyline. Always a star-studded affair, the polo classic has attracted celebrities like Matthew McConaughey, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong’o and Hugh Jackman.
To celebrate the 2016 event, chef and Chopped Canada judge Eden Grinshpan has created a specialty cocktail made with the brand’s newest champagne, Veuve Clicquot Rich—and she’s sharing the easy recipe with PEOPLE.
“My favorite ingredients to add [to champagne] are grapefruit and pineapple, but other top faves are jalapeño and tea,” says Grinshpan, who suggests serving with ice.
Pineapple Champagne Cocktail
Fresh pineapple, cut into quarters
Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass. Add 5 to 6 pieces of cut pineapple and finish with chilled champagne.
–Michelle Ward Trainor