Summer calls for sangria and this season it comes in red, white, and pink. Cheers to the weekend with these summer wine favorites.

Pro tip: use frozen fruit instead of ice cubes to avoid a watered down taste as the day gets hot.

Summer Sangria

Serves: 1

Sangria is the easiest drink to make for a group and can be customized based on your fruit preferences. This rosé sangria is everything you need for summer. Watermelon juice adds a refreshing component, without adding sweetness.

Ingredients:

  • 2 sliced & pitted cherries
  • ¼ sliced white peach
  • Juice of ¼ lime
  • 1 sugar cubes
  • 2 oz club soda
  • 1 oz vodka
  • ½ oz watermelon juice
  • 3 oz rosé

Directions:

In a cocktail shaker add sugar cubes, lime juice and club soda.  Stir until cubes dissolve.  Add fruit then vodka, rosé and watermelon juice.

Tequila Sangria

Serves: 1

Sangria is the easiest drink to make for a group and can be customized based on your fruit preferences. This sangria can be made as a big batch cocktail for any event. Tequila isn’t a typical ingredient in the average sangria, but this drink is far from average.

Ingredients:

  • Lime, lemon, orange, grapefruit sliced
  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • ¼ tablespoon agave syrup
  • 4 oz white wine
  • 2 oz club soda

Directions:

Muddle fruit slices, tequila, and agave syrup in a cocktail shaker. Stir in white wine. Pour into a wine glass with ice and top with club soda.

Sunrise Sangria Spritz

Serves: 1

This is what you get when you mix a rum punch and sangria. A fruity, bubbly drink that’s not too sweet, and perfect as a big batch signature cocktail for any event.

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz sparkling wine
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 slice lime
  • 2 slices orange
  • 1 handful of fresh blueberries
  • 3 strawberries, sliced

Directions:

Mix wine, grenadine, and syrup in glass. Stir to combine before adding fruit slices. Chill for 4 hours before serving.

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