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Best White Sangria Recipes

Sangria, a Spanish tipple typically made with red wine, can actually be enjoyed with white wine. While this goes slightly against the traditional grain, it is a truly delicious drink and absolutely perfect for those blissful summer days. Luckily for you, we have a wealth of easy white sangria recipes so you can be the go-to house for holiday fun.

Easy Traditional White Sangria

To make one pitcher, you will need:

  • 1 medium lime (slice them thinly into circles)
  • 1 medium lemon (slice them thinly into circles)
  • 25g organic cane sugar
  • 60ml apple brandy
  • ½ green apple (chop them into little pieces)
  • 1 medium nectarine (thinly slice them)
  • 150g strawberries (chop them up)
  • 750ml crisp white wine (chilled)
  • Ice
  • Fresh mint

Method:

1. Put the lime, lemon and sugar into a pitcher.
2. Muddle with a wooden spoon or muddler for about 45 seconds. Muddling is basically just mashing the ingredients together to release the flavours.
3. Pour in the apple brandy.
4. Muddle some more for around 30 seconds.
5. Put the chopped apple, nectarine and strawberries in the mix.
6. Add wine.
7. Stir.
8. Have a taste and add more sugar if needed.
9. Add ice.
10. Stir some more.
11. Add mint to finish off.

Please note you cannot freeze this mixture but it will keep in the fridge for 48 hours. Of course, it is best when served immediately.

Mango and Peach Sangria

To make four of these, you will need:

  • 60ml mint
  • 240ml Grand Marnier
  • 2 peaches (cut into wedges)
  • Whole bottle of white wine
  • 80ml water
  • 1 mango (chopped)
  • 35g sugar
  • Ice

Method:

1. Put the sugar and water into a saucepan.
2. Heat until the sugar dissolves.
3. Pour this into a pitcher.
4. Pop it into the fridge until cool.
5. Add the Grand Marnier, white wine, mango, peaches and mint.
6. Stir to combine.
7. Add ice.
8. Serve!

Mint and Citrus White Wine Sangria

To make four of these, you will need:

  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 1 medium lemon (slice thinly)
  • 1 medium lime (slice thinly)
  • 10 mint leaves (fewer if you prefer)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp water

Method:

1. Mix the sugar and water in a small bowl.
2. Place into the microwave in 30 seconds increments until the sugar has fully dissolved.
3. Add 1 tbsp of the water and sugar solution into four glasses.
4. Add mint leaves.
5. Stir or lightly muddle together.
6. Add a few slices of lemon and lime into each glass too.
7. Top up with wine and leave for a few minutes to infuse.
8. Add more citrus if needed.
9. Serve immediately.

Please note although this mint and citrus white wine sangria can be stored in the fridge, it isn’t recommended.

Yummy White Sangria

To make eight of these, you will need:

  • 2 oranges (freshly squeezed)
  • 4 lemons (freshly squeezed)
  • 60ml triple sec
  • 50g sugar
  • 750ml dry white wine (Pinot Grigio is recommended)
  • 1 bottle soda water
  • 1 orange (sliced into rounds)
  • 1 lemon (sliced into rounds)

Method:

1. Put the orange juice, lemon juice, sugar and triple sec into a big pitcher.
2. Stir until thoroughly combined.
3. Add the wine and soda water.
4. Stir again until combined.
5. Garnish with the orange and lemon rounds.
6. Serve immediately.

Silver Sangria (White Wine and Gin)

To make thirteen of these, you will need:

  • 240ml gin (your favourite)
  • 750ml white wine (choose your favourite dry variety)
  • 120ml white grape juice
  • 115g sugar
  • 115g white grapes (sliced)
  • 1 apple (either green or red, make sure to slice them)
  • 480ml ginger ale (or soda water)
  • Ice

 Please note that purple grape juice won’t be a good addition to this sangria since the flavours are too harsh. White grape juice brings a softer taste that will complement the overall vibe.

 Method:

1. Put the white wine, gin, grape juice and sugar into a large pitcher.
2. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
3. Put the grapes and apple slices in.
4. Leave in the fridge overnight to chill.
5. Take out of the fridge and top up with the ginger ale or soda water.
6. Add as much ice as you like.
7. Serve immediately.

The New Zealander Sangria

To make four of these, you will need:

  • 1 bottle of white wine (Sauvignon Blanc would be a good choice here)
  • 1 tangerine (peel and slice it)
  • 4 kiwis (peel and slice them)
  • 1 lemon (peel and slice it into wedges ready for squeezing)
  • 25g sugar
  • 475ml soda water or ginger ale
  • Ice

Method:

1. Pour the wine into a pitcher.
2. Squeeze the wedges of the lemon into the wine.
3. Throw in the kiwi, tangerine, sugar and the lemon.
4. Place in the fridge overnight to chill.
5. Top up with the soda water or ginger ale.
6. Add in some ice.
7. Serve straight away!

 With so many recipes to choose from, we know you will have a fantastic summer holiday! All that’s left to do is grab the pitchers, get to making and then throw the coolest party in town.