Prosecco party grapes for an Oscars night treat [Recipe]


Prosecco party grapes for an Oscars night treat [Recipe]

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Having people over for the Oscars this Sunday? Maybe? Maybe not? This lip-smacking recipe provides the perfect DIY bites for your Oscars night of entertaining or for your own personal delectable consumption.

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Prepared in 5 minutes or less, plus marinate overnight in the refrigerator.



  • 2 pounds red seedless grapes, rinsed
  • 3 cups Prosecco, Champagne or other sparkling wine
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespooon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespooon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespooons superfine sugar
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves, finely chopped for garnish



  1. Rinse the grape bunches then pat dry. Cut them into smaller clusters of 4 grapes each.
  2. In a large bowl with a tightly fitted lid, pour Champagne. Add ¼ cup sugar, lemon and orange zest and gently stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Add the grape clusters, cover and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. Before guests arrive, drain grapes and gently pat dry with a paper towel. Sprinkle with superfine sugar and chopped mint leaves. Pile grapes and fresh figs into pretty serving bowls and set them atop tables for guests to nibble on during the party.