Sunday, May 20, 2012

sexy white wine sangria

There's certainly no shortage of sangria recipes floating around out there in the recipesphere; but on a hot, casual Saturday afternoon, I'm usually wanting white wine, rather than red. The club soda in this particular version really does it for me by skimming off the overly sweet and leaving behind a thirst-quenching crispness.

Alone or with your best sangria drinkin' guys & gals, this super refreshing and very simple (chances are good you already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen) winey goodness does the trick.

Sexy White Wine Sangria
  • 1 bottle of Sauvignon Blanc 
  • 1/2 litre of club soda (or ginger ale if you like it really sweet ... I personally do not) 
  • 2 kiwis 
  • 1/2 cup of raspberries 
  • 2 limes 
  • 1/2 cup of sugar 
Cut the kiwi and the lime into wedges. Pour the wine into a large, preferably glass, pitcher. Add all the fruit and the sugar then mix well. Cover and let it sit in the fridge for at least one hour. When you’re ready to drink, add the club soda and about two handfuls of ice. Mix again and serve immediately.
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  1. This looks AMAZING! I also love the red and green color combo. :)

  2. This HAS to great...and it's gorgeous! I'm hosting a happy hour Friday at my house and was planning for a strawberry basil sangria....and now this monkey wrench. I might have to do BOTH!!

  3. This looks awesome. Love the green and red - especially seeing as I'm a Kiwi - so we have Christmas in summer!

  4. Is it better to make it the night before and how much do you think I need for 50 people. Its a beautiful drink cant wait to try it.

  5. This looks lovely, I'll be giving this a try!

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  8. this sangria is amazing it's light and great on a sunny day only regret not making enough

  9. How many does this serve?

  10. Does the fruit really flavour it?

  11. Made it this weekend. Fantastic! I added strawberries as well. Not a drop left. Tastes like champagne.

  12. I like for my sagria to have a even blend of crispness while still somewhat sweet. Do you feel the club soda works best for this or the ginger ale? I might try a little of both

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  16. Do you think this would taste okay with moscato instead? Than i could minus the ginger ale and sugar.

  17. I am making this with Pinot Grigio and Mandarin Orange sparkling seltzer water (Canada Dry) yum yum yum

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