During a fun gathering with guests, there is truly nothing quite like taking a big, refreshing sip of chilled, flavorful sangria. There are so many delicious ways to brew up a pitcher of sangria, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the best sangria recipes for you to try out!
Best sangria recipes to try
With all the possible fruit and alcohol combinations, there are so many incredible ways to get creative when making sangria. You will have no trouble preparing a sangria that will get the party going while being oh, so tasty.
You will find that the following 20 recipes can be used all year ‘round and for any occasion or palette. From the classic Spanish sangria, to sangria slushies, and even a Christmas sangria, there are no boundaries to what you can mix up with just some wine and fruit.
Plus, with how many fresh fruits are involved in making the beverage, it’s technically just a more fun version of healthy fruit juice, right?
1. Red Sangria
This traditional red sangria emulates those from the likes of Spain and Portugal. The best part is that it can be prepped and ready in just a couple of minutes with only 5 ingredients! Grab the necessary items on your next grocery run, and try it out for yourself.
Switch things up by using white wine to create your fruity, flavorful sangria! This would be perfect for a warm summer day. The combination of chilled white wine, bubbles from carbonation, and a yummy combination of your favorite fruits served over ice come together to make an incredibly refreshing beverage.
You know what’s better than a cocktail? A frozen cocktail! And this one is loaded with citrusy and berry flavors. Simply throw all the ingredients into a blender and freeze for at least two hours then take it out and serve.
Make a classic sangria that much more fun by using pink moscato as your wine base! Not only will this add a sweet, fresh flavor to the final product, but it will also make the drink a delightful pink color.
Add a little pizzazz to the traditional sangria recipe by adding refreshing bubbles to it. Made very similarly to the classic red sangria, when you’re ready to pour up some glasses, add a bit of bubbles to make it a crisp, refreshing beverage for any time of the year.
With no chopping or cutting, it’s the easiest, most delicious drink to prepare ahead of time to have ready to serve for a summer night barbecue. Allowing the berries to soak in the mixture will also make for a tantalizing, boozy snack.
Using Moscato wine in this version of sangria gives it a divine sweet taste. It also uses tropical fruits like kiwi, mango, pineapple, and strawberries for a robust flavor that will have your taste buds dancing!
The sweet peach slices mixed in with crisp white wine and sugary simple syrup makes this beverage the optimal choice for sipping on your back porch during a sunset happy hour.
Add a splash of lemon-lime soda to give each serving a zing of bubbles as well!
There’s nothing like a big, cold glass of sweet tea on a hot summer day. So why not make it into a sangria? A delicious twist on a classic summer drink to make it a boozy cocktail that’s perfect to sip on throughout the season.
Who says you only can choose one cocktail to enjoy? Citrusy fruits swimming around in a pitcher of white wine, your favorite silver tequila, and margarita mix is a dream drink on a warm summer night. Finish off the single glass servings with salt around the rim and enjoy!
11. Peach Sangria
Beat the heat this summer with this peach sangria! Adding a few drops of peach liqueur into the mix will make it taste that much better. The best fruits to have bobbing around in this batch will be peaches, cherries, and strawberries.
I love a sweet, refreshing strawberry drink! And strawberry sangria is not only full of yummy flavor, but it is incredibly refreshing and perfect for a warm day. With less than 10 minutes of prep time, this beverage can be on your table in no time.
Sweet, juicy, cool and perfect for hot days spent outside. This recipe takes all those components, adds some booze, and turns it into a sensational sangria. The flavors of watermelon paired with tangy fruits and the crispness of white wine makes this sangria incredible.
This blueberry sangria will quickly become your go to drink to sip on once you get a taste. The mixture of juicy oranges with sweet blueberries makes this a beverage that is packed with flavor. Plus, the final product will come out to be a beautiful blueish indigo color.
15. Melon Sangria
This simple sangria variation is so incredibly refreshing. Use a melon baller to get uniform spheres of watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe, drop them in some white wine and garnish with mint leaves. Once the drink is gone, the melons make for a delicious infused snack!
This colorful, satisfying sangria will easily become a crowd favorite. It’s refreshing and loaded with delicious fruits to make it bursting with flavors. The best part is that it can be prepped and ready in under an hour, making it a great option to make for a last minute happy hour!
Spice up any cool, fall night with this lovely honey bourbon sangria! Somewhere between light and dark, the earthy and spicy tones of this drink will feel comforting and cozy all at once. Garnish the final product with a cinnamon stick to really enhance the fall flavors!
18. Fall Sangria
Say hello to your new favorite fall cocktail! Using autumnal fruits like apples, pomegranates, and oranges with hints of cinnamon, this will definitely be a hit at Thanksgiving dinner or any other time during the season. Not to mention, it’s incredibly easy to throw together for a sensational outcome.
This cranberry sangria will be the talk of the holiday party! Flavors of pomegranate, cranberry and a finishing touch of rosemary makes this the perfect holiday cocktail. The sweetness in this beverage is also totally customizable, so adjust it to fit your taste buds and enjoy!
Doesn’t the name of this sangria already have you licking your lips? All you have to do is combine white wine, apple cider, and caramel sauce then add in your crispy apple slices and it creates the perfect cocktail to drink around a bonfire.
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- 1 bottle Sauvignon Blanc
- 1 cup diced peaches
- 1 cup raspberries
- 2 shots vodka
- 12 ounces lemon-lime soda
- 2 cups ice
- mint leaves for garnish
- Place ice in a pitcher. Add in fruit.
- Pour in wine, vodka, and soda. Gently stir.
- Optional garnish with mint leaves. Serve cold in glasses.