When I saw this recipe for white wine sangria in the July issue of Gourmet magazine, I knew I had to make it. I wasn't disappointed when I did; this sangria is phenomenal.
It's fresh, fruity, and refreshing without being overly sweet. The mint adds an herby aroma to the wine, and the absence of fruit chunks makes for smooth, easy drinking. The recipe calls for Pinot Grigio, but I used a dry Riesling from Trader Joe's.
To learn how to make this divinely sip-able sangria, read more. 1 pound green grapes Makes 2 quarts.
2 small Granny Smith apples, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup packed mint leaves
3/4 to 1 cup sugar (to taste)
1 (500-mg) vitamin C tablet, crushed to a powder with back of a spoon
2 bottles dry white wine (preferably Albariño or Pinot Grigio)
1 pound green grapes
Makes 2 quarts.