Day 22 The MioNata - An Award winner! with Mionetto, Campari, & Strawberry Shrub

The Mionetto Prosecco Award Winner!
Ingredients
1 ½  oz. of Strawberry Black Pepper Shrub Syrup*
½  oz. of Campari
½  oz. of freshly squeezed Pink Grapefruit Juice
Fresh Ground Black Pepper
Preparation
Assemble the Strawberry Shrub Syrup, Campari, and juice in a cocktail shaker and shake well with ice.
Strain into a chilled Coupe glass (6 oz. glass).
Top up the glass with the Mionetto Prosecco D.o.c Treviso Brut.
Garnish with black pepper (2 turns of a pepper mill) and a skewered strawberry.
Lift glass to lips and drink (while thinking about how wonderful life is!)
*Strawberry Pepper Shrub Syrup
To be made several hours ahead (I know, but aren’t great things worth waiting for!)
Ingredients
1 cup of fresh strawberries – hulled and sliced
1 cup of pure cane sugar
2 teaspoons of coarsely ground fresh black peppercorns (I used Tellicherry
   Peppercorns)
2 tablespoons of the best Balsamic Vinegar from Modena you can afford (I used a 25 year old aged)
In a bowl, add the strawberries, sugar, and pepper together. Cover and let sit several hours or overnight
Stir once or twice to bring up the sugar from the bottom. Stir and strain, discard solids. Add vinegar and it is ready to use.

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