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Sinners and Saints

This twist on a classic Sinners and Saints created by New York City mixologist Tom Richter combines sparkling wine, St. Germain (an elderflower liqueur), and Cynar (an aperitif made with artichoke). Its bittersweet flavor is to die for, but the edible mini orchids floating on top make it unforgettable. Make the liqueur mixture ahead of time and store indefinitely.

  • Yield: Makes 38 drinks

Photography: Bryan Gardner

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, August/December Fall 2015


  • 1 750 ml bottle Cynar artichoke liqueur
  • 2 750 ml bottles St. Germain elderflower liqueur
  • Cava sparkling wine
  • Edible micro orchids


  1. Mix Cynar and St. Germain in a large pitcher or clean bucket.

  2. Transfer mixture to the empty liqueur bottles using a funnel; label bottles accordingly.

  3. Add 2 ounces of mixture to a coupe glass; top with cava.

  4. Garnish with micro orchids.


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