Summer Sangria Roundup

5 refreshing summer punches

 


If you want a guaranteed crowd-pleasing beverage, you need look no further than sangria. It's just one of those drinks you know you'll need to make several batches of throughout the course of a party. Throw together some wine, a handful of juicy fresh summer fruits and a bit of liquor to make for a deliciously refreshing, quaffable summer drink (maybe a little too easy to drink!).

Perhaps the only thing worth hesitating about is the decision of which type of wine to use. Red, white or rosé, you're guaranteed to have a beautiful drink, whatever the base. Here are our some of our favorite recipes for summer sangria. We even thew in both beer-based and non-alcoholic versions for those looking to give their sangria routine a remix.
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Classic Lusty Red Sangria
Rose Sangria Spritzer
Everyone has their own preferred variation of the classic punch, be sure to let us know yours below!

White Peach Sangria for a Crowd

1 box white wine (preferably something crisp and dry, like a Pinot Grigio or a Sauv Blanc)
2 cups peach vodka
1 container frozen lemonade
1/2 cup sugar
Choice of seasonal fruit
Mix together wine, vodka, lemonade, sugar. Add fruit. Enjoy.
Courtesy of Dawn Diff

Classic Lusty Red Sangria

1 orange, cut in quarters and then thin slices
1 lemon, cut in quarters and then thin slices
2 apples, peeled, cored and diced
2 tbs fresh lime juice
2 tbs fresh orange juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brandy
1/4 cup Grand Marnier
1 1/2 L red wine
2 L club soda or seltzer water
Get the full recipe at Serious Eats

Rose Sangria Spritzer

1 pint fresh raspberries
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish
Club soda, cold, optional
1 green apple, thinly sliced
2 bottles cold rose wine
1 orange, halved and thinly sliced
Simple syrup, to taste
Ice cubes
Get the full recipe at FoodNetwork.com


Beer Sangria

2 Bartlett pears, peeled and chopped
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Four 12-oz bottles lager, chilled
1 cup triple sec
Ice
2 Bosc pears, sliced, for garnish
Get the full recipe at Food & Wine


Non-alcoholic Sangria

Equal parts white cranberry juice and orange juice
Sparkling water, to taste
Lemon slices
Orange slices
Pineapple cubes
Ice
Get the full recipe at FoodNetwork.com

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Comments

  • For the white peach sangria, what size box of wine??? 3 liters, 5 liters ...?

    Jun 30, 2011 at 4:54 PM


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