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Summer Sangria

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The best Summer sangria recipe with white wine, peaches and berries. This sangria is refreshing and perfect for a hot Summer day by the pool or at a BBQ.

Summer Sangria recipe

This Summer sangria recipe is a must have at all of our Summer get togethers. It’s an easy sangria recipe that uses white wine, peach schnapps and flavored vodka. As well as fresh seasonal fruit like peaches, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries.

Because of the peaches and peach schnapps this techinically could also be called a white peach sangria or a white beach berry sangria. Whatever you make call its a delicious fruity sangria with fresh berries and peaches.

Sangria can be made with red wine, white wine or even rosé. I prefer a white sangria on warm days. I also find it’s more of a crowd pleaser in the Summer heat.

Looking for another sangria recipe? Try this apple cider sangria, red white and blush sangria or this Christmas sangria (red sangria can be made year round). Want to make a sangria with rose wine try this easy Summer sangria recipe recipe from Kara Creates.

Summer Sangria recipe

What fruits go in Sangria?

My sangria recipes tend to be seasonally focused I use fresh fruit that is in season. For Summer sangria these are some of my favorite fruits to add.

  • Peaches- ripe juicy peaches sliced.
  • Strawberries- ripe, hulled and sliced.
  • Blueberries- add them in as is.
  • Raspberries- add them in as is. Raspberries tend to break down and can get stuck in straws but they add a great flavor.
  • Pineapple– fresh pineapple cut in to chunks works best. Save the juice and add it in as well.
  • Oranges- Sliced and juicy adds a great flavor to sangria year round.
  • Limes– Sliced and juicy. Adds a tart flavor with a little sweetness and acidity.
  • Lemons- lemon slices also add a tart flavor with acid.
  • Watermelon– fresh watermelon cut into chunks adds a great flavor.
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What is the best type of white wine for sangria?

When you are looking for a white wine for sangria you will want a drier wine that is crisp and fresh but has more acid.

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Grenache Blanc
  • Vermentino

The best place to buy wine and stay on budget is Trader Joe’s. I like this Kono Sauvignon Blanc it’s under $10. I also like the Griphone Pinot Grigio which is under $8 a bottle.

What liquor goes in Sangria?

Traditional sangria is made with brandy. But there are lots of variations of sangria recipes. I usually like to add a sweeter fruit liqueur (like peach schnapps or grand mariner) with a harder alcohol like vodka or rum. It’s always best to soak or marinate your fruit in the liquor for an hour or 2 before adding the wine.

  • Brandy
  • Peach Schnapps
  • Grand Marnier
  • Cointreu
  • Triple Sec
  • Vodka
  • Rum
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Summer Sangria Ingredients

How do you make a white wine Summer sangria?

This Summer sangria recipe is so good you are going to want to make it by the pitcher. In a bowl add sliced fruit and top with sugar, peaches, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Mix together and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Place fruit mixture in a pitcher and pour in your white wine. Refrigerate until ready to serve. The longer it sits the tastier it will be, within reason. 

Feeling fancy? Rim the glasses with pink rimming sugar before pouring.

Recipe notes

Want a less sweet sangria? You can skip the sugar and just soak the fruit in peach schnapps and vodka. You may see some recipes use simple syrup or fruit juices. Adding sugar to the fruit is an easy alternative to this.

You can also add club soda or seltzer. I like to put a bottle of cold seltzer on the side of my sangria pitcher incase anyone would like to add some. Adding the seltzer to the sangria as it sits it can go flat.

A sparkling white is also a great choice. If using sparkling add the wine just before serving. Have a larger crowd this Summer sangria recipe can easily be doubled or tripled and added to a drink dispenser.

Yield: 5-6

Summer Sangria

Summer Sangria recipe

The best Summer sangria recipe with white wine, peaches and berries. This sangria is refreshing and perfect for a hot Summer day at the pool or BBQ.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle White Wine
  • 1/3 Cup Peach Schnapps
  • 1/3 Cup Flavored Vodka
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 1 Peach Sliced
  • 1 Cup Strawberries Sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Blueberries
  • 1/2 Cup Raspberries

Instructions

  1. In a medium size bowl add fruit, sugar, peach schnapps and vodka. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Add fruit mixture to a pitcher top with a bottle of chilled white wine and stir.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

Sauvignon blanc is a great wine to use. A sparkling white is also a great choice. If using sparkling add the wine just before serving. Have a larger crowd this Summer sangria recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

Summer Sangria

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