Merry Berry Cocktail
1/4 cup superfine sugar
1/4 cup boiling water
1 bag frozen mixed berries, thawed
1/2 cup vanilla vodka
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
4 cups crushed ice
1 750ml bottle chilled rose sparkling wine
Combine sugar and water in a small bowl and stir until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.
Place sugar syrup, berries, vodka, and lime juice in the jug of a blender and blend until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve into a jug and discard seeds and pulp.
Place half the ice and half the berry mixture in the jug of a blender and blend until smooth. Spoon evenly among half the serving glasses and top with sparkling wine. Repeat with remaining ice, berry mixture, and sparkling wine