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The Best Grapefruit Mimosa: Megmosa Cocktail

Grab your grapefruit juice and Champagne ready for this delicious grapefruit mimosa.  This wonderful twist on a traditional mimosa is the perfect mix of sweet and tart. 

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If you are a fan of grapefruit, then you need to start your day with a delicious grapefruit mimosa.

This twist on the classic mimosa recipe is sometimes called a Megmosa and is simple to make with only two ingredients. 

If you are a fan of tart drinks that contain grapefruit (our grapefruit vodka martini is one of my favorites), you will love this sparkling wine cocktail. 

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Grapefruit Mimosa Recipe

You’ll love this bubbly combination of grapefruit juice and Champagne that makes it perfect for any celebration.

The Megmosa is the perfect alternative to a regular mimosa when you want to raise your brunch game. 

Grapefruit is a classic breakfast cocktail which is why drinking a grapefruit mimosa for brunch makes so much sense!

This champagne cocktail is:

  • Simple yet delicious
  • Tart and crisp
  • Fruity and perfect for brunch

What Is In A Grapefruit Mimosa?


You don’t need anything too complicated to make this mimosa. With only two ingredients, it is easy and fun!

Of course, a champagne flute or coupe is a must but other than that, you don’t need anything special. 

Here’s what goes in a Grapefruit Mimosa Cocktail:

Sparkling Wine

Any sparkling wine works in a mimosa, you don’t have to be super extravagant and use expensive Champagne if you don’t want to. 

I normally use either Cava or Prosecco in my mimosas. Cava is my sparkling wine of choice. It is from Spain and is very reasonably priced. 

Grapefruit Juice

I used pink grapefruit juice in my mimosas as it is slightly sweeter than regular grapefruit juice but you can use any kind that you like. 

I always end up using pink grapefruit juice because I love how it tastes in my Pink Paloma cocktail.

If you don’t like your cocktails too tart then you can use the sweetened juice instead of the plain kind. 

Fresh Grapefruit Slices

Totally optional but a slice of fresh grapefruit is perfect for making this mimosa look amazing. 

Grapefruit Mimosa Recipe: Directions

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Step 1

Fill your Champagne flute about halfway with sparkling wine. 

Step 2

Next top your glass with grapefruit juice

Step 3

You can add a slice of fresh grapefruit to your glass for a fun touch.

the ultimate grapefruit juice and champagne cocktail

Virgin Grapefruit Mimosa

If you want to make this drink without alcohol, you can use club soda or sparkling water instead of champagne.

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Yield: 8

Grapefruit Mimosa Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

Enjoy the perfect breakfast cocktail with this Megosa - a grapefruit and Champagne cocktail.

It's delicious and easy to make!

One standard bottle of Champagne or Prosecco should make 8 glasses of this mimosa.


  • 1 Bottle Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 2 Cups Grapefruit Juice
  • Slices of fresh grapefruit


  1. Fill the Champagne flute about halfway with Prosecco or another sparkling wine
  2. Top with grapefruit juice
  3. Garnish with a slice of fresh grapefruit


  1. Non-alcoholic version - substitute the Champagne for club soda or sparkling water
  2. You can use any sparkling wine you wish for this cocktail. My preference is Cava as it is cheaper (!) and a bit lighter.

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