"The Anteros is named for the Italian God of love and passion. Easy drinking and refreshing, this cocktail combines some seasonal ingredients and flavours, with the crisp and refreshing edge of Ruffino Prosecco."
Shake all ingredients with ice and add 3 oz of Prosecco.
Strain over fresh cubes into a Collins glass.
Garnish with mint and grapefruit peel.
50 ml freshly juiced ginger root
300 g white sugar
Combine the ginger juice and water and bring to a warm temperature (do not boil).
Remove from the heat and add the sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Reserve in dated, clean bottles up to seven days (yields 500 ml).
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"For the bartender in all of us, the Crescendo uses unique spirits from Italy and combines them with Ruffino Prosecco. It's perfect as an aperitif or a digestif for those who enjoy a bitter edge to their cocktails."