If you ask those dear to me, they would say my poison of choice would be a nice glass of dry red wine or a Grey Goose cocktail (oh—and of course bubbly). But on those warm summer days, I find that a chilled fruity glass of White Wine Sangria is the perfect accompaniment to any occasion.
This quick and easy White Wine Sangria recipe serves as a great base for any direction you’d like to take this refreshing summer cocktail. Often times I’ll substitute the nectarines with sweet mangoes or leave out a bottle of the white wine at the beginning only to top it off before serving with a chilled bottle of Prosecco — for that added effervescent fun that only “bubbly” can offer. And finally, for those who enjoy sweeter wines, try adding a few tablespoons of simple syrup to round out the flavors of the fresh fruit.
With us well into the month of July….what are you waiting for? Mix up a pitcher of these and you’ll wonder why you ever waited so long to do so before. 🙂
White Wine Sangria with Nectarines and Peaches
Serves: As many as you’re willing to share with 🙂
2 Bottles of White Wine (such as a Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc)
½ Cup Orange Liqueur
12 Ounces Peach Nectar
12 Ounces Club Soda
Juice of 1-2 Limes
1 Peach, sliced thinly
1 Nectarine, sliced thinly
½ Cup Fresh Mint Leaves, slightly bruised to release oils
Pour wine into pitcher and add Orange Liqueur, Peach Nectar, Club Soda, and Lime Juice. Stir well. Add in fruit slices and mint leaves. Chill for a minimum of 2-3 hours.
Serve over ice.