3 tbsp. sugar
1 cup pomegranate juice
2 750-ml. bottles sparkling wine, chilled
3/4 cup late-harvest white wine, such as late-
harvest Riesling, chilled
2 oranges, thinly sliced crosswise
1 cup fresh pineapple in 1-inch dice
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
Ice cubes, for serving


In a punch bowl, dissolve the sugar in the pomegranate juice, stirring vigorously. Add the sparkling wine and late-harvest white wine, then add the orange slices, diced pineapple and pomegranate seeds. Serve the sparkling pomegranate punch over ice cubes.