How to Make a Kir and Kir Royal

By Laura Scholz

Everyone loves a good cocktail. Learn how to make two popular French varieties--the Kir and the Kir Royal--in a few simple steps.

How to Make a Kir and Kir Royal

Step 1

Pour one to two tablespoons of Creme de Cassis into an empty wine glass.

Step 2

Gently pour six ounces of white wine--traditional Kir's use Burgundy--on top of the Creme de Cassis.

Step 3

Drink and enjoy! You've just made a Kir!

Step 4

Take an empty champagne glass and add one part Creme de Cassis.

Step 5

Gently pour five parts champagne on top of the creme de Cassis.

Step 6

Drink and enjoy! You've just made a Kir Royal!