12 Best Sangria Recipes for Summer Sipping
Warm days + fruity sangria = perfect summertime refreshment. And lucky us, there's more than one way to make sangria. Scroll through to discover the flavor formulas that create enough variations on this classic Spanish wine punch to see you through a whole season's worth of sizzling days and sultry nights. You'll find sangria recipes made with different combinations of wines and liqueurs, and with all kinds of summer fruits. Let's raise a glass to summer!
Flavor formula: white wine + vodka + triple sec + watermelon + lime + orange + blueberry
"If you love watermelon, this is the perfect drink for a hot summer day!" says bewitched.
White Peach Sangria
Flavor formula: white wine + peach vodka + lemonade + white peach + grape
"A refreshing white wine sangria that is always a hit at parties," says FOODINC5. "I use a fume blanc or sauvignon blanc. You may also use frozen peach slices."
Berrylicious Frozen Sangria Slush
Flavor formula: red wine + orange liqueur + berries + orange
"This boozy, fruity frozen sangria is an adult version of the icy slushies we slurped down as kids," says foodelicious. "So refreshing on a hot summer night."
Flavor formula: rosé wine + berries, + watermelon + vermouth + honey + cucumber-flavored sparkling water
"Fresh berries and watermelon give a summer-inspired twist to this rosé sangria that's made ahead and chilled for an easy party staple," says EMB.
Flavor formula: white wine + peach schnapps + cognac + ginger ale + orange + mango
"A wonderful punch made with white wine, mango and orange slices," says WIFIE. "Peach schnapps, cognac and ginger ale round out this summer party drink."
Flavor formula: rosé + vodka + triple sec + pineapple + lemon + lime + orange + raspberry
"So delicious," raves voraciousgirl. "My new favorite summer drink perfect for BBQ's. I've used both vodka and gin, they work great."
Flavor formula: red wine + pineapple + lime + orange
"This is a sassy red wine punch that has tropical fruit floating in it," says Robin.
Peach-Basil White Sangria
Flavor formula: Pinot Grigio + peach schnapps + peach + basil
"I love this recipe!" raves Linda. "Light, easy, and I can use the basil from my garden! I've made it twice now, and haven't used agave nectar or even sugar, and we just drink it right up."
Sangria Melon Chiller
Flavor formula: white wine + Triple Sec + orange juice + mint + melons
"Juicy melon and crisp white wine make for the perfect cooler to sip during the summer," says SandyG.
Flavor formula: red wine + brandy + Triple sec + orange juice + citrus + carbonated water
"The BEST sangria recipe I've been able to hone to perfection!" says HJACOBY. "If you like a sweeter Sangria, use ginger ale in place of club soda."
Classic Spanish Sangria
Flavor formula: red wine + rum + lemon + lime + orange
"This is an authentic version of the popular wine drink," says Lisa. "You can add any fruit that you want, but I find that apples and pears absorb all the rum. This one is not diluted with carbonated beverages. I have much success with red Burgundy wine and white rum, though spiced rum is nice too."
Pretty in Pink Sangria
Flavor formula: white Zinfandel + pineapple juice + ginger ale + lemonade concentrate + strawberries
"This fun and yummy pink sangria is great for brunch or a shower," says STEPHYCOOKS. "The pink color along with the strawberries is so festively fun! Serve with lime wedges or wheels. Feel free to eyeball ingredient measurements or adjust to taste."