Blackberry Bellinis for a Celebratory #SundaySupper

Today we are being joined by Gallo Family Vineyards for a celebratory Sunday Supper. What are we celebrating?  Well, most of us are celebrating National Moscato Day which comes on May 9th! Gallo Family Vineyards not only has a great moscato – they have three of them! A classic White Moscato, ruby Red Moscato, and a blushing Pink Moscato.



As I mentioned, most of us are celebrating National Moscato Day.

But in my house today, we are also celebrating another special event.  Twenty-three years ago today, this photo was taken. Here we were in Georgia, having just been to the Justice of the Peace. My mother took this photo. The next day…we parted ways again. But that’s a whole ‘nother story.


So needless to say, celebrating National Moscato Day is the perfect opportunity to also celebrate our anniversary with a lovely cocktail.

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To begin, thaw out 2 cups of frozen blackberries. Place them in your blender.


Add in 2 tablespoons of honey.


Blend the berries and honey until they are pureed.


Strain the mixture through a sieve to get rid of the seeds.


Place about 2 tablespoons of the puree into a champagne flute.


Then pour in some lovely chilled Moscato. Today I am using Gallo Family Vineyard’s Pink Moscato.



Give it a little stir – I find that a chopstick works perfectly for this.


Top with a whole frozen blackberry.

Blackberry Bellinis from The Foodie Army Wife

Enjoy and celebrate!

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Tell us, how will you celebrate National Moscato Day? Here is an entire list of how the Sunday Supper team is celebrating. How to choose!?

Appetizers and Mains:

Beverages, Breakfast, and Sweets:

Blackberry Bellinis
  • 2 c frozen blackberries, thawed (reserving a few whole and frozen)
  • 2 Tb honey
  • 1 bottle Moscato, chilled
  1. To begin, set aside a few frozen blackberries. Keep them frozen.
  2. In your blender place the remaining blackberries - let them thaw. Add in the honey and blend until the blackberries are pureed. Strain the mixture through a sieve to remove all the seeds. Place 2 tablespoons of the blackberry "cream" into a champagne flute. Fill the glass with your chilled Moscato. Stir with a swizzle stick or chop stick. Top with a frozen blackberry.
  3. Enjoy!

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Compensation was provided by Gallo Family Vineyards via Sunday Supper, LLC. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author, and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Gallo Family Vineyards.

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  1. says

    Happy Anniversary! And I know what I’ll be making with the blackberries that grow in the woods behind my house. Cheers!

  2. says

    Happy Anniversary! What a beautiful and festive festive bellini – perfect to celebrate both special occasions. And it’s so pretty! I can’t wait to try this!

  3. says

    Happy Anniversary! Love, Love, Love your recipe! Amazing pictures 2! I think these Blackberry Bellinis would make a GREAT addition to Mother’s Day Brunch next weekend 2!

  4. says

    Happy anniversary! Perfect way to celebrate! Also I just got frozen blackberries from my CSA. Not my favorite frozen fruit since they are too tart but perfect for a cocktail!

  5. says

    I just LOVE your wedding photo, Conni. Seeing how happy you both look makes me break out in the biggest smile. I think this cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate with your hubby. Happy Anniversary to you both!

  6. says

    Conni, you had me at “bellini” – one of my favourite drinks! I love the photo of you and your husband. And once again, that video rocks. It was so cool seeing and hearing you tell the story of how you two met and got married. These photos are absolutely gorgeous – I love the vibrant colour of your drink!


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