Sparkling Pomegranate Punch

1 drink

Suki Otsuki / Chef, Lark on the Park, Dallas, TX

For the Vanilla-ginger Syrup:
2 tbsp. The Perfect Purée Ginger Puree, thawed
1 cup water
1 cup granulated sugar
1 vanilla bean
Combine all ingredients in a pot and cook over low heat until sugar dissolves. Cool.

For the Punch:
1 bottle semi-dry champagne
8 oz. pomegranate juice
8 oz. ginger beer
4 oz. orange juice
2 oz. vanilla-ginger syrup
Garnish: Orange wheels and pomegrante seeds (optional)
Combine all ingredients except orange wheels and pom seeds. Place orange wheels in wine glass, add ice and pour punch. Top with pomegranate seeds.