Lemongrass Iced Tea with Sparkling Wine

Lemongrass Iced Tea with Sparkling Wine

Looking for a sophisticated yet refreshing beverage to serve at your next summer gathering?

This Lemongrass Iced Tea with Sparkling Wine is the perfect choice. Combining the bright, citrusy flavors of lemongrass and lime with the effervescent sparkle of chilled wine, this drink offers a unique twist on traditional iced tea.

It’s light, aromatic, and slightly sweet, making it an ideal companion for warm weather and festive occasions.

Whether you’re hosting a brunch, a garden party, or simply relaxing on the patio, this delightful concoction will surely impress your guests and elevate your celebration.

How to make Lemongrass Iced Tea with Sparkling Wine


  • 3 stalks of fresh lemongrass
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1/4 cup of honey or sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup of fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 1 bottle of sparkling wine (750 ml), chilled
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional, for garnish)
  • Lime slices (optional, for garnish)


Prepare the Lemongrass:

  • Trim the ends and remove the outer layers of the lemongrass stalks.
  • Cut the stalks into 2-inch pieces and lightly crush them with the back of a knife to release their flavor.

Make the Lemongrass Tea:

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil.
  • Add the crushed lemongrass stalks to the boiling water.
  • Reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let the lemongrass steep for another 10 minutes.

Sweeten the Tea:

Ingredients of Lemongrass Iced Tea with Sparkling Wine
  • Strain the lemongrass tea into a pitcher to remove the stalks.
  • While the tea is still warm, add honey or sugar, stirring until fully dissolved.
  • Allow the sweetened lemongrass tea to cool to room temperature.

Add Lime Juice:

  • Once the tea has cooled, stir in the fresh lime juice.

Chill the Tea:

  • Refrigerate the lemongrass lime tea until it is thoroughly chilled, about 1-2 hours.

Combine with Sparkling Wine:

  • Just before serving, add the chilled sparkling wine to the lemongrass lime tea in the pitcher.
  • Mix gently to combine.


  • Fill glasses with ice cubes.
  • Pour the lemongrass iced tea and sparkling wine mixture over the ice.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves and lime slices, if desired.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing and elegant lemongrass iced tea with sparkling wine.

This recipe blends the refreshing citrusy notes of lemongrass and lime with the effervescent elegance of sparkling wine, making it a perfect summer beverage for special occasions or casual gatherings.

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