Celebrate the Golden Globes with the Moët Bijou Rouge

Moët Bijou Rouge and Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut | Photo by Davide Luciano, courtesy of Moët & Chandon

The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards are taking place on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Hollywood’s biggest stars will gather at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate the best and brightest in film and television. Moët & Chandon, the official Champagne of the ceremony, has enlisted model and culinary expert Elettra Wiedemann to create the event’s official cocktail, the Moët Bijou RougeA riff on the classic Bijou cocktail, Wiedemann’s creation will be served throughout the Golden Globes ceremony.

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Founder of the Impatient Foodie blog, Wiedemann is a member of Hollywood royalty - her mother is award-winning actress Isabella Rossellini and her maternal grandparents are the legendary Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini.

Following is the Moët Bijou Rouge recipe, so you can sip along with the stars from the comfort of your own home. Cheers!

Moët Bijou Rouge
Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1/4 ounce dry curacao
  • 3/8 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Brandied cherry garnish 
  • Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut

Method:

  • Combine gin, curacao, sweet vermouth and orange bitters in a mixing glass. 
  • Stir very well with ice. 
  • Strain into a cocktail coupe. 
  • Top with Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut and garnish with brandied cherry.
  • Optional: add a touch of the brandied cherry syrup.