This berry infused white sangria is the perfect drink to serve at your Independence Day grill out!Jump to Recipe
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Doesn’t it just scream at you to put down that to do list and sit outside with a friend of a book? It’s perfect for an afternoon on the patio or hosting a fourth of July party.
Can you get over that color? It turns coral after some time in the fridge and I LOVE it. Both the color and the berry flavor intensify with time, so I like to make it the night before.
You can use whatever berries you prefer – I went with a roughly equal mix of strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. The strawberries add the most flavor-wise, but you should go with your gut on ratios. If you want more raspberry or blackberry flavor, cut them in half: more juice to get into the sangria!
Choose a wine that you love. I went with a Sauvignon Blanc that wasn’t too dry – the ones from New Zealand usually have some grapefruit flavor in there which works really well. If you use a sweet white, go easy on the simple syrup and taste as you go! What a chore, right? Tasting the cocktail as you go?
I say this every time, but please please please don’t waste your money on buying simple syrup – make your own! Equal parts sugar and water in a pan on low heat. When the sugar is dissolved and the liquid seems a tiny bit thicker, it’s done! I keep the stuff in my fridge for iced coffee, so there’s always some on hand.
Berry Infused White Wine Sangria
- 1 bottle white wine
- 1/4 cup brandy
- 1 can seltzer
- 2-5 Tbsp simple syrup
- 2 cups blackberries, raspberries, and sliced strawberries
- Combine wine, brandy, and berries.
- Refrigerate at least 15 minutes or until ready to serve.
- When ready to serve, add soda water and simple syrup.
This berry infused white sangria makes the perfect drink to serve at your next cookout!