Make plenty of ice. More than you think you'll need.Fill your pitcher or punch bowl half full with ice and have more on hand for individual glasses.
Add in the cranberries and pomegranate seeds.
Add the cranberry juice, sparkling wine, simple syrup, and top off to taste with the cranberry ginger ale.
Pour or ladle into individual serving glasses and garnish with rosemary, if desired.
Using cranberry juice allows this to serve as a casual brunch or mid-afternoon cocktail. If you prefer a stronger holiday drink, swap out the cranberry juice for cranberry-flavored vodka or cranberry wine.
You can also substitute pomegranate juice, orange juice, or even some limeade for the cranberry juice.
You're going to want plenty of ice on hand for this recipe, and those cute springs of rosemary are not totally necessary but add a festive touch.
Sugared cranberries threaded onto a cocktail toothpick makes for a festive holiday garnish.
Sparkling rose can be used instead of prosecco or champagne.
We use cranberry ginger ale in this holiday punch. However, if you can't find it, regular ginger ale, or a lemon-lime soda such as Sprite or 7-Up will work just fine.