½ oz basil syrup
1 ½ oz vodka
2 oz honey dew melon juice
Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 bunch of basil
- Bring water to boil.
- Stir in sugar until dissolved (it takes a few minutes for the sugar to dilute).
- Pour over basil into a separate container and let sit for at least an hour.
- Strain and bottle syrup.
- Add syrup, vodka, juice and ice to shaker.
- Pour into glass, top with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore and garnish with basil leaves and bougainvillea petals.
Justina Blakeney is a designer and artist, and author of The New York Times best-selling book The New Bohemians. With a passion for color, pattern and plants, Justina and her design blog, the Jungalow®, have quickly become the go-to sources for bohemian design inspiration. For Justina, decorating is about feeling free, having fun and getting a little bit wild.