Sandro’s Croft Summer Spritzer

Sandro Farmhouse adding a garnish to his Croft Spritzer

With its vibrant colours and flavours, Sandro’s Croft Spritzer is perfect for garden gatherings and alfresco get togethers this summer.

Preparation time: 5 Minutes

Serves: 4 Spritzers (1 Pitcher)


  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 200ml of Croft Original
  • 2 tbsp of pineapple syrup (such as Monin Pineapple  Syrup)
  • 300ml sparkling wine
  • 100ml soda
  • Large ice cubes
  • Several sprigs of fresh mint


For the candied peel garnish:

  • Orange peel
  • 1 tbsp of sugar



1.Start by making the ‘candied peel’ to decorate the glass. Cut the orange into wedges and remove the peel. Thinly slice the peel and place in a small bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar and mix well. Put to one side.

Sandro Farmhouse putting sugar and peel into a bowl

 2. Cut the lemons in to wedges.

Sandro Farmhouse cutting lemons

3. Add the citrus wedges to a cocktail shaker and press against the sides of the shaker to release the juices.

Sandro Farmhouse squeezing juice into a cocktail shaker

4. Add the Croft Original, ice and pineapple syrup to the shaker and shake, shake, shake.

Sandro Farmhouse shaking his Croft Spritzer

5. Pour the infused Croft Original into a glass with ice and top it with the sparkling wine and soda water.

Sandro Farmhouse pouring sparkling wine into his Croft Spritzer

6. Garnish with the candied orange peel and a sprig of fresh mint.

Sandro Farmhouse adding a garnish to his Croft Spritzer