Summer Sangria Recipes
After a long, hot summer day nothing beats a crisp, refreshing beverage. From cookouts to a quiet evening at home, sangria is always a crowd pleaser. Whether you are a fan of red, white or blush wines, Acropolis Grill has the summer sangria recipes to please your taste buds.
Mixed Berry Sangria
This simple, refreshing sangria recipe incorporates fresh berries to create a beautiful presentation your guests can’t resist. This mixed berry sangria can be ready in 4 hours, making it perfect for last minute gatherings.
1lb. fresh strawberries, hulled and washed
6 oz. fresh blueberries, washed
6 oz. fresh blackberries, washed
2 bottles white wine
½ c. ginger ale
In a large pitcher, add fresh fruit and wine. Allow the mixture to sit for at least 4 hours, ideally overnight. Mix in the ginger ale before serving.
Red Wine Sangria
This rich red wine sangria is perfect for those who enjoy the bolder flavors of merlot. It includes two shots of rum and vibrant citrus to strike the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness.
1 bottle merlot
1 lemon, cut into wedges
1 orange, cut into wedges
2-3 tbs. sugar
2 shots rum
2 c. club soda
In a large pitcher, combine wine, rum, sugar, lemon and lime slices. Muddle fruit to dissolve sugar and release juice. Store in refrigerator. Add club soda before serving. Serve over ice and fruit.
Peach Rose Sangria
This delightful peach rose sangria is the perfect pairing for a summer cookout or outdoor event. Wonderfully light rose is combined with the natural sweetness of fresh peaches and berries, creating the perfect summer drink to cool you down and lift your spirits.
1 bottle rose wine
½ c. peach liqueur
1 c. white peach juice
1/3 c. simple syrup
3 peaches, sliced
1 cup strawberries or raspberries, sliced
Combine wine, liqueur, juice and simple syrup in a large pitcher. Add fruit and refrigerate overnight. Served chilled and over ice.
If these summer sangria recipes strike your interest, you will love the sangria and other drink offerings we serve in our bar at Acropolis Grill. Browse our comprehensive drink menu – we promise you’ll find a satisfying and refreshing beverage when you visit.