Hey there, wine lovers! Today, I’m going to share with you my favorite recipe for making a refreshing white wine sangria. This delightful drink is perfect for summer parties, lazy afternoons, or just about any occasion. Whether you’re a seasoned sommelier or a casual wine enthusiast, you’re going to love this easy and delicious recipe.
- 1 bottle of white wine (I prefer using a crisp and fruity Sauvignon Blanc)
- 1/4 cup of brandy
- 2 tablespoons of sugar (adjust to taste)
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 1 lime, sliced
- 1 cup of sliced strawberries
- 1-2 cups of club soda (add according to your preference)
- Ice cubes
First, grab a large pitcher and pour in the white wine. I usually choose a Sauvignon Blanc for its vibrant citrus notes that complement the fruitiness of the sangria. Then, add the brandy and sugar, and stir gently until the sugar dissolves.
Next, toss in the slices of orange, lemon, and lime. I love the vibrant colors and the zesty flavors they add to the mix. Then, add the sliced strawberries for a touch of sweetness and a pop of color.
After you’ve added all the fruits, cover the pitcher and let it chill in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours. This allows the flavors to meld together, resulting in a more harmonious and flavorful sangria.
When you’re ready to serve, grab some glasses and fill them with ice cubes. Pour the chilled sangria over the ice, ensuring that each glass gets a good mix of the wine and the fruit. Finally, top off each glass with a splash of club soda for a bit of effervescence.
To add a personal touch, I like to garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh mint. It not only looks beautiful but also adds a refreshing aroma to the drink. Feel free to get creative with your garnishes – maybe a slice of orange on the rim or a few extra berries for an added burst of flavor.
There you have it – a delightful and easy white wine sangria that’s sure to impress your guests. Whether you’re hosting a party or just unwinding after a long day, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Cheers to good company and delicious wine!