Green Tea Smoothie

By Matthew Accarrino
YIELD: Serves 4

8 ounces Pure Leaf Tea House Collection™ Wild Blackberry & Sage
6 ounces sparkling wine
1 ounce apertif
¾ teaspoons lemon juice
Splash of sparkling water
Blackberries, for optional garnish
Mint, lemon balm, sage or lemon verbena, for optional garnish

Combine tea, wine, aperitif, and garnish with berries and herbs as needed. Top with a float of sparkling water.

If desired, freeze additional amount of Pure Leaf Tea House Collection™ Fuji Apple & Ginger Tea with herbs in trays and serve spritz over flavored ice.

For a non-alcoholic version, substitute sparkling wine with sparkling cider and aperitif with sparkling water.