Squeeze out the last days of summer with this easy sparkling rose sangria recipe.
This recipe makes a great pitcher cocktail for your summer gathering. It contains dry rosé, raspberries, peaches, and other wonderful fruity ingredients and stunning garnishings and is sure to impress your guests on a warm summer evening.
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What is Sangria?
Sangria is a Spanish wine, fruit punch that has been passed down through generations.
Red sangria is the traditional variety created with red wine, chopped fruit, and sometimes orange juice or brandy.
White sangria, made with white wine, is also an excellent option.
But, if you are looking for something a little different, why not try it with rosé wine? It’s not traditional for it to be served in Spain, but I’m positive it will do soon!
When it comes to ingredients, you can place whatever you want in the cocktail. As long as you have a lot of fruit, wine and a spot of brandy, and a mixer, you have a Sangria cocktail!
Why we Love it!
Nothing shouts summer to me like a glass of rosé. It reminds me of summers spent in Europe, lounging on the beach with friends and just unwinding.
It is precisely what summer should be!
I am so excited about sharing our favorite way to enjoy rosé in a cocktail. This refreshing drink will make you feel like you are relaxing at an outdoor cafe by the sea.
The best part? You can use whatever Rosé you love. We’ve tried and tested it with the alcohol we’ve selected, which for the best flavors, you should opt for.
This super simple recipe only takes minutes to prepare and can be prepared in advance. Chop, slice, and pop it all in a pitcher/ jug and let it sit, looking pretty, ready for when your guests arrive.
Must-Have - Alcohol Picks
When making this beautiful homemade Sangria, you’re going to need some Alcohol. Well, it is a Rosé inspired Recipe after all!
After trying many Rosé’s for our article on THE BEST LUXURY WINES FOR SUMMER 2021, we fell in love with this Dry Rosé and knew that it was a perfect selection for the Sangria Recipe.
In 1977, the Wine estate’s owner, jazz musician Jacques Loussier, erected a recording studio on the property, which welcomed international performers such as Pink Floyd, The Cure, AC/DC, Wham, Sting, and The Cranberries and Rammstein.
This is an excellent wine for any music lover as it has a great history. But it also has this incredible depth of flavor as it has a refreshing acidity and a crisp finish.
Koval Susan For President Peach Brandy
The Koval brand is a family-owned and operated business that has been in the liquor industry for over 30 years. The company was founded by Michael Koval, who started as an employee at his father’s store when he was just 14-years old. He eventually became one of the owners after purchasing it from his parents. Today, the company still operates under the same name but with new ownership.
We chose peach brandy because it pairs perfectly with the freshness of the Rosé. We wanted to create a light yet flavorful cocktail that would pair well with the fruity notes found in both wines.
You could easily substitute another type of Brandy or even Bourbon Whiskey. Just remember to adjust the amount accordingly depending on how strong you’d like your sangria to taste.
How To Make A Homemade Sangria Cocktail
750ml cold bottle of Mirval Studio Dry Rosé
1/3 cup of Koval Susan For President Peach Brandy
1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
1/2 cup of simple syrup or granulated sugar if you can’t find the syrup
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 whole peach sliced into wedges
1 cup of fresh raspberries or an orange – your choice
1/2 lemon slices, sliced horizontally
A few fresh basil leafs
Step 1: Get out your Jug of choice!
Make sure your jug is big enough to fill with all the fruits and liquids it needs to hold.
We suggest the LSA Bar Icelip Jug. It’s a stunning glass pitcher that will be perfect for holding all the ingredients and looking great in doing so.
Step 4: The Vanilla Essence
Hover a tablespoon over the jug, measure out a tablespoon worth of the Vanilla Essence, and pop that into the Jug.
Step 5: The Sweetness
Pour into the Jug 1/2 Cup of Simple Syrup. Or, if you can’t get hold of Simple Syrup, you can use Sugar. Use the exact amount and stir it in until it has dissolved.
Step 6: Chop The Fruit!
Grab all of the favorite fruit you want to add to the Sangria. We recommend:
Slice 2 Cups of Strawberries.
Cut 1 Whole peach into wedges. Be mindful of the pip in the center.
1 Cup Raspberries. Or if you’d prefer to use Oranges slices, then slice up an orange and pop them in instead.
1/2 a Lemon then needs to be sliced horizontally so that they can squeeze around the edge of the pitcher.
Put all the fruit into the Jug, stir it, add a few fresh Basil Leaves, and push them into the concoction.
Step 8: Get out your Glassware!
Before you start to pour, make sure you have the correct glasses.
You’re going to want glasses that have a big bowl shape. This allows you to get a good amount of fruit and ice into the glass. A slimmer glass can work, but it won’t be as good.
We recommend if you love a minimal glass style, the LSA Bar Culture Balloon Glasses. These Glasses are beautiful and elegant. They are perfect for serving cocktails if you love the modern aesthetic, as the tall, slim stem is the highlight of these glasses.
Or, if you want a glass with a little more Flair and Glam, we recommend the Blue Luster Gin Glasses. Wonderfully fun and colorful with a gold rim. They hold all the fruits and ice needed, and they have a shorter stem. We also Paired them with the Reusable Gold Metal Straws Pack of Four, which is excellent if you want to wear red lipstick that day!
Step 9: Serve!
Fill glasses with ice, pour over the sangria about 3/4 the way up, and include the fresh fruit.
Then add the Soda Sparkling Water to bring to the Brim.
Step 10: Decorate
This is an entirely optional extra, but adding a few Rosemary Sprigs, a Vanilla Pod, or Some Edible flowers can elevate your cocktail and add luxury for your guests or yourself!
What’s in sangria?
Of course, there is no set recipe; this is just our personal preference for what makes us happy. It could be anything from fresh strawberries, peaches, oranges, raspberries, lemons, limes, pomegranates, grapes, etc… You name it! Remember to keep it simple and don’t go overboard with too many ingredients. If you like something different, try using some other alcohol such as vodka, rum, tequila, gin, or even whiskey.
What’s the best rosé wine under $20?
The Best Rosé for under $20 has to be the Tread Softly Rosé. Light and Elegant and low in Calories. You can’t go wrong with this choice.
How long does Sangria last?
Sangria’s shelf life varies based on the type of wine base used. White wine sangria can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 5-7 days. Full-bodied white or red wine sangrias, on the other hand, should be consumed within 3-5 days.