White Wine Summer Sangria

The weather in Portland is just gorgeous right now - perfect for backyard entertaining.  When the weather is warm I love to make up a pitcher of a refreshing sangria and this recipe looks worthy of a try! 

photo credit:  Spiced Blog

Recipe as posted on Spiced Blog:

White Wine Summer Sangria


  • 3 bottles dry white wine, such as Pinot Grigio, Charddonay, or Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/2 cup (loosely packed) mint leaves, plus several more for garnish
  • 1 green apple, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1 pint strawberries, halved
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced into small wedges
  • 2 peaches, pitted and sliced into wedges
  • 1/2 cup cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup triple sec or other orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 liter seltzer water
  • Ice


  1. Pour the wine into a large container.
  2. Add the mint leaves, sliced fruits, brandy, triple sec, and honey. Stir until well mixed.
  3. Let mixture sit at room temperature for 6-12 hours.
  4. Before serving, add the seltzer water and ice. Stir well.
  5. Garnish glasses with fresh mint leaves (optional).
  6. Store any leftover sangria in the refrigerator.

← Next Post Previous Post →