Summer Sangria Recipe

July 15, 2015

photo cred: Ashley of Life on Meyers | Mani is a gel polish and sadly nameless 

Um, this stuff is the jam.

Light, bubbly, easy and a perfect way to use up all of that yummy Summer fruit, I literally cannot get enough of this Sangria. We've served this Summer Sangria for both big parties and causal get togethers and it's a hit every.single.time.

We had a ton of requests for this recipe during the babe's party so I promised I would blog it - and side note, even those who don't love wine thought this Sangria was worth a swig.

Pro Tip: don't bother with fancy wine, head straight for the $5 bottles in Trader Joe's and get to mixing.

Summer Sangria
 The recipe is inspired by the Lemonade Sangria served at St. Paul Mountain Vineyard

1 bottle semi-sweet white wine 
(a drier Reisling is perfect - I wouldn't use something as dry as a Chardonnay or as sweet as a Moscato, but anything in the middle will work!)
1 can frozen lemonade concentrate
1 2L of Diet Sierra Mist or lemon lime soda of choice
fruit of your choosing, roughly sliced/chopped
(we like strawberries, blueberries and peaches - raspberries, cherries and blackberries would be amazing, too)

Depending on the size of your crowd, mix equal parts wine and lemon lime soda.
Add lemonade concentrate to taste
Give a good stir 
Toss in the fruit and serve

keep chilled if drinking slowly (but I doubt you'll need to worry about it!)

For reference, for the party, we pulled out a large drink canister, mixed one full bottle of wine, an equal amount of soda and 3/4 of the lemonade concentrate. If you'd like the Sangria to stay bubbly, mix small batches and serve immediately or mix in a vessel that can be sealed until ready to consume. 


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  1. This looks delicious! Trying it this weekend! Also, your nails are always perfect, I'm very envious!

  2. Sounds yummy! Love your nails too!

  3. yummm drinks like this make me miss booze ;) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

  4. Your nails!! You sure you can't go back to the salon and find the brand and number!? Haha! That is the perfect shade of pink, though!

  5. Oh now I'm going to have to find the uk version of frozen lemonade. I simply have to try this xx


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