When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...
1 (750-milliliter) bottle Rosé Wine
3/4 cup Vodka*
1/2 cup Peach Nectar
6 tblsp. Thawed Frozen Lemonade Concentrate
2 tblsp. Sugar
1 lb. Ripe Peaches, peeled and sliced
1 (6-oz.) package Fresh Raspberries
2 cups Club Soda, chilled
Combine first five ingredients in a pitcher; stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in peaches and raspberries. Cover and chill eight hours. Stir in chilled club soda just before serving.
*Peach-flavored vodka may be substituted. Omit peach nectar.
From My Recipes.
1/2 bottle Spanish white wine
3 plums, 2 blended and strained for puree, 1 sliced
1 teaspoon crystallized ginger simple syrup
Fresh mint sprigs
1/2 cup seltzer
In a large pitcher with ice, add the wine, plum puree, simple syrup, and one sprig of mint. Muddle the mint around a little bit, then add some of the plum slices and seltzer. Pour into serving glasses and garnish with plum slices and mint sprigs.
From The Food Network.
2 oz. TY KU Silver
Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Splash of Agave Nectar
Combine ingredients in a large pitcher and muddle with a sprig of mint. Pour into serving glasses and garnish with mint and slices of fruit.
From TY KU Sake.
1 1/2 oz. Monin Red Sangria Mix
3/4 oz. Black Raspberry Liqueur
Combine ingredients except ice in blender. Fill serving glass with ice and pour into blender. Blend until smooth. Pour blended beverage into serving glass and garnish with fresh berries.
From [link href="https://www.monin.com/m/frozen-berry-sangria.html" target="_blank" link_updater_label="external"]Monin.
[link href="http://www.food.com/about/lemon-125" link_updater_label="external" target="_blank"]3 fluid oz. Pink Lemonade
2 fluid oz. Lemon-Flavored Liqueur
1(750 ml) Bottle Sparkling Wine
3 cups Ice Cubes
In a large glass pitcher, mix together the raspberries, lemon zest, lemonade, and Limoncello. Refrigerate for about two hours.When ready to serve, slowly add the sparkling wine, stir gently. Fill glasses with ice cubes and slowly pour sangria over the ice, allowing raspberries to fall into the glasses.
From [link href="http://www.food.com/recipe/raspberry-lemoncello-sparkling-sangria-229686" target="_blank" link_updater_label="external"]Food.com.
3 tbsp. Sugar
3 shots Calvados or other Apple Liquor
1 Lime, sliced
1 Lemon, sliced
2 Ripe Peaches, cut into wedges
3 Ripe Green Apples, seeded and cut into wedges
1 bottle White Rioja Spanish Wine, or other dry white wine
1 pint Raspberries
Sparkling Soda Water, for topping off glasses of sangria at table
Combine sugar, Calvados, lime, lemon, peaches, and apples in a large pitcher. Cover with one bottle of Rioja wine and chill sangria several hours. To serve, spoon fruits into glasses or goblets, adding a few fresh raspberries in each glass, pour wine over top of the fruit. Top glasses of sangria off with a splash of soda water and serve.
From The Food Network.
6 Blood Oranges
2 (750ML) bottles of Pinot Grigio
1 cup Club Soda
1/2 cup Brandy
12 oz. of Strawberries, sliced
1 pint of Raspberries
1 Apple, chopped
1/2 cup Sugar, for glass rimming
Zest one of the blood oranges and combine it with the sugar in a small bowl. Rub the sugar and zest together with your fingers until fragrant. Juice four of the blood oranges, discarding any seeds or pith. Chop the remaining blood oranges into pieces. In a large pitcher, combine the wine, brandy, blood orange juice, club soda, apples, strawberries, raspberries, and blood oranges. Stir well to combine. Place the orange sugar on a plate, then run a lemon, lime, or orange slice around the rim of each glass. Dunk each glass in the sugar, coating well. Fill each glass with a few ice cubes, then add some of the fruit from the sangria.
From How Sweet Eats.
1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 1/2 parts Red Wine
1/2 part Lemon Juice
Chopped Apple or Pear
Orange Wheel for Garnish
In a tall glass with ice, combine Midori® Melon Liqueur, red wine, and lemon juice and stir from the bottom of the glass. Add chopped apple or pear and top with lemon-lime soda. Stir gently from bottom of the glass and garnish with an orange wheel.
From Midori Melon Liqueur.