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Happy Place Sangria

Updated: Jun 22, 2020

Need a game night sangria recipe? Look no further. This sweet and spicy sangria goes well with tasty game day munchies.

Photo courtesy The Rebel Chick

This tropical blend of pineapple, orange, lemon, and lime is the perfect compliment to game day grub. Made with a blend of red wine, this tasty treat embodies hints of sweet and spicy. Be sure to make an extra pitcher, because your guests will be asking for more! This crowd-pleasing sangria is featured in Episode 5 of Moms Sipping Sangria.


25 oz of cabernet sauvignon merlot (blend)

2 oranges

1 lemon

1 lime

1/2 a pineapple (or 1 can, drained)

large handful of fresh cherries or berries

ginger ale

Serves 5


  • Cut lemon and limes into wedges and the pineapple into chunks.

  • Seed cherries and cut them in half.

  • Cut one orange into wedges. Juice the 2nd orange into a large pitcher. Toss in the cut orange, lemon, lime, pineapple and cherries/berries into a pitcher.

  • Add wine and stir, then allow the mixture to chill overnight for the best results. When ready to serve, pour the Sangria over ice, and then top with a splash of ginger ale for an extra hint of fizz and sweetness.

Tip: For best results, chill the mixture overnight.

For more fun and simple recipes, including sweet and savoury crowd-pleasers, please see The Rebel Chick's food section.


Anita & Sheila ~ Moms Sipping Sangria

Happy Place Sangria is featured in Episode 5 which is currently available for streaming on your fave podcast app. Don't have a a podcast app? No problem! Listen here.

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