Mix-and-Match Sangria

Create a custom batch with this easy formula.
Mix _ Match_ Sangria

Mix _ Match_ Sangria

Photo by: Levi Brown

Levi Brown

Pick Your Wine
Pour one 750-ml bottle into a large pitcher or punch bowl.

  • Dry white wine
  • Dry red wine
  • Dry rosé

Add Liquor or Liqueur
Stir in 2 tablespoons superfine or light brown sugar, then add 1/3 cup of one of the following:

  • Orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier)
  • Berry liqueur (such as Chambord)
  • Brandy
  • White rum
  • Elderflower liqueur (such as St-Germain)
  • Ginger liqueur (such as Domaine de Canton)

Choose Your Fruit
Add up to 2 1/2 cups chopped or sliced fruit (use at least 1/2 cup citrus). Refrigerate at least 3 hours or up to 1 day.

  • Citrus
  • Apples
  • Peaches or nectarines
  • Plums
  • Mangoes
  • Grapes
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries

Top It Off
Just before serving, stir in 1 cup of any of the following:

  • Seltzer
  • Lemon-lime soda
  • Sparkling apple cider
  • Purple or white grape juice
  • Pomegranate juice
  • Passion fruit juice
 
Try these combinations, pictured above from left to right.
 
  • Rosé + Berry Liqueur + Lime + Peaches + Blackberries + Lemon-Lime Soda
  • White Wine + Elderflower Liqueur + Grapefruit + Grapes + Raspberries + Seltzer
  • Red Wine + Ginger Liqueur + Lemon + Pineapple + Cherries + Grape Juice
 
 
Photograph by Levi Brown
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