Festive French Martini

Tis the season to be jolly, and nothing gets you in the Christmas mood like a gingerbread house or a pomegranate vodka martini. Along with the cranberry Christmas cosmopolitan this is one of our favourite festive drinks. Quick and easy to make. Perfect for the Christmas table.


  • 45 ml Vanilla vodka
  • 30 ml Pomegranate juice (we used Sunraysia)
  • 1/2 Lime juiced
  • 3 Raspberries
  • 15 ml Thyme simple syrup
  • Thyme sprig
  • Lime Wheel


  1. Add raspberries and lime juice to the bottom of a cocktail shaker
  2. Use a muddler to crush and blend the berries into the juice
  3. Add 3 blocks of ice, vodka, pomegranate juice and thyme simple syrup to shaker
  4. Place lid on shaker
  5. Shake for 10 seconds to mix
  6. Double strain into a stemless martini glass
  7. Garnish with a lime wheel and sprig of thyme


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