Enjoy this refreshing drink with friends at cocktail hour as the sun goes down. Serve it on the rocks, chilled on its own, or as a long drink with soda or Champagne and a dash of mint.
400 ml elderflower syrup
100 ml vodka
750 ml white or rosé wine
40 grams sugar (Chardonnay or Pinot Gris)
Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
Decant into 1 large bottle or several smaller bottles. Seal and leave for 2 days, shaking several times a day. Cloudy sediment may gather toward the bottom, this is normal.
Serve chilled on its own with fresh mint, on ice or split 1/3–2/3 with soda or Champagne, mint and a thin slice of lemon.
It will keep for 4 – 6 weeks. Shake the bottle before use, and refrigerate once opened. Makes 1250 ml