Summer Berry Sangria

Our summer sangria recipe uses fresh, ripe berries and tangy citrus to give a refreshing and flavorful twist to this classic Spanish-style wine punch. It's a great choice for casual entertaining because it pairs well with classic summer fare like grilled steak, burgers and barbecue.

Summer Berry Sangria

Summer Berry Sangria

Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Perfect for summer entertaining or a backyard barbecue, this easy, refreshing sangria is made with fresh, ripe berries, red wine and slices of lemon and orange.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 orange, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 bottle medium-bodied, dry red wine (Pinot Noir, Merlot)
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • Orange and/or lemon wheels for garnish

Instructions

  1. Remove any seeds from the orange and lemon slices and place them in the bottom of a large pitcher. Using a muddler or wooden spoon, gently muddle the fruit to release some of the juices.
  2. Add the strawberries, raspberries, red wine, triple sec and orange juice. Stir to combine, cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 6 hours. To serve, pour the sangria over ice, add some of the berries if desired and garnish with a fresh slice of orange or lemon.