On a hot summer day, there’s nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold glass of sangria filled to the brim with fresh some fresh fruit and bubbly. Take a look at this collection of our must-try recipes for this boozy Spanish beverage.
Orange, Aperol and Rosemary Sangria
A fusion of sangria and the popular Aperol Spritz, this pleasing potable combines white wine with bitter orange liqueur, orange juice and fragrant rosemary. Your guests won’t be able to get enough of the bright, invigorating elixir.
Blushing Bubbly Sangria
This summer sangria recipe, inspired by a spritz, becomes even more thirst-quenching with a good glug of bubbly. The natural beauty’s blush tone is an irresistible table centrepiece. Talk about functional party decor!
A spicy sangria gets an Italian spin when made with sparkling Lambrusco, perfect for cool summer evenings. The spiced syrup is easy to make in advance and keep on hand whenever you make sangria or other cocktails.
"El Surfo" Sangria
A bowl of this delicious red wine cocktail will be a hit at any soirée this summer.
A tropical twist on the classic sangria, this cocktail has white wine and prosecco to compliment mango juice and fresh mangoes.
Dry red wine, peach brandy and lemon-lime soda come together with assorted fruit slices in a party-perfect beverage. While it’s best to wait at least an hour before serving to allow all of the flavours to mingle, it also tastes delicious if served immediately.
Fresh Fruit Sangria
A refreshing fruit-filled alcoholic beverage for the hottest of days, this summer-worthy sipper is a must at any party.
Big Time Sangria
This vibrant sangria is packed to brim with fruit, and yields about 24 cups, making it the perfect summer party drink.
Rose Sangria Spritzer
A lighter take on sangria for those balmy summer days, rose wine and soda are combined with tart green apple, sweet orange, fresh raspberries and aromatic mint leaves. It’s perfect for a picnic or for poolside refreshment.
Green Melon-Mint Sangria
This fresh, bright sangria was made for summer entertaining. A mix of gren fruits including kiwi, tart Granny Smith apples and honeydew melon are combined with white wine, mint and melon liqueur for a sweet summer sipper.
This beachy sangria, packed with tropical fruits, coconut rum and coconut syrup, is the perfect drink if you’re by the lake, or just in the backyard soaking up some sun.
Sangria turns extra-refreshing by taking a note from the convenience store slushie machine. Play with different types of wine, such as rosé, pinot noir or riesling for a new taste and appearance.
This rose-based sangria from the Barefoot Contessa combines sweet pomegranate juice with Grand Marnier and brandy. Finish with fresh strawberries, raspberries and sliced plums for a heavenly summer sipper.
Vanilla, Starfruit and Champagne Sangria
Special occasions call for an extra-fancy sangria, like this one made with Lillet Blanc, sparkling wine, starfruit and vanilla. Serve in glasses rimmed with delicate gold sanding sugar for a fancy touch.
Rachael Ray's White Sangria
White Rioja wine and Calvados apple liqueur form the base of this sangria. Combine with raspberries, lime, lemon, ripe peach, and green apple, and allow the flavours to marry for several hours before serving.
Sangria Ice Pops
Adults can be a bit naughty with these boozy but innocent looking ice pops at an outdoor party (be sure to label them and keep them away from the kids). A bottle of fruit forward red wine, tart-sweet pomegranate juice and an overnight steep with fresh fruit make for a tasty treat.
The fun in making this sangria is that it can change each time you prepare a batch, depending on the wine you select and the fresh berries that are available to you. Blueberries, strawberries and raspberries along with a blend of wines and a fruit-infused vodka are the stars in this version.
Take your tastebuds to the tropics with this sangria recipe from Bobby Flay. Rum, passion fruit nectar, citrus fruit and lemongrass are added to white wine to create a lively libation for your spring and summer entertaining.
Alton Brown's Sangria
Slice up your favourite fruits and combine them with Burgundy wine and brandy for a cool, refreshing sangria. Alton includes apples, pears, lemons, oranges and plums in this sweet sipper.