• Anita & Sheila

Sunset Sangria

Updated: Jun 22

Here's a red wine sangria that's perfect for warm summer evenings.

Photo courtesy Recipe Girl


Red wine isn't just for winter anymore! This ruby-coloured sangria is laden with a medley of peaches, nectarines, and red grapes. To impress your friends, string the fruit onto medium-sized skewers and add them to the pitcher. When the sangria is ready, pour into glasses. Add a fruit skewer to each glass for everyone to nibble on without getting messy. This delightful sangria is featured in Episode 4 of Moms Sipping Sangria.


INGREDIENTS

2 teaspoons lime zest

1 ¾ cups Rose's sweetened lime juice

¾ cup granulated white sugar

2 bottles chilled Pinot Noir or Syrah, 750 ml each

2 medium peaches, cut into chunks (peeled or not--doesn't matter)

2 medium nectarines, cut into chunks (peeled or not--doesn't matter)

1 ½ cups red grapes

ice, for serving


Serves 10


DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the lime zest, lime juice, and sugar in a large pitcher. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the chilled wine and fruit. Refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.

  • Serve over ice, scooping fruit into glasses with the sangria.


NOTES

  • In order to control the amount of sweetness desired, add the sugar a little at a time and keep tasting until it tastes good to you. If things are a little too sweet, go ahead and add a bit of fresh lime juice to tone down the sweetness. You can also stir in a little water.

  • If you prefer to use all fresh lime juice for this recipe, you'll need to modify ... use 2 cups fresh lime juice and 1 1/2 cups sugar.

  • An alternative to adding fruit to the sangria: String the fruit onto skewers instead and stick a skewer in each glass of sangria. Use tall glasses!


For more fabulous and flavourful drink recipes like this one, please see Recipe Girl's beverages section (includes cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages).


Cheers!


Anita & Sheila ~ Moms Sipping Sangria


Sunset Sangria is featured in Episode 4 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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