Summer Triple Berry Sangria

sangriaThere are countless ways to make sangria. Traditional recipes for the refreshing Spanish cocktail typically combine lemons, limes, and apples with red wine. But there are more unique versions, too, which call for everything from white wine and peaches to rose and watermelon. Basically, it all depends on the season and which fruit you happen to have on hand.

This recipe for Triple Berry Sangria takes advantage of the bounty of summer berries. The bright combo of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and fresh mint garnish will perk you up on a hot day. Cheers!

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Summer Triple Berry Sangria

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 1/2 cup brandy or fruit punch
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 2 cups lemon-lime soda or ginger ale
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint sprigs

Instructions

1. Combine wine, brandy, sugar, and berries. Chill until ready to serve.

2. Stir in soda.

3. Serve over ice. Garnish with fresh mint.

 

Image via ms. Tea/Flickr

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