Strawberry-Peach Sangria Recipe

Happy Hour: Strawberry Peach Sangria

There's no better way to celebrate the weekend than with a cocktail and some good company. Kick things into gear with this easy and delicious recipe for sangria. The red wine liqueur mixture is infused with peaches and strawberries, and it's topped with a little bit of sparkling water to provide a nice effervescence. The lemon wedge garnish is essential: it adds an tart balance to the concoction. Make this today!

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Strawberry-Peach Sangria Recipe 2011-07-29 12:58:13

Ingredients

1/2 peach, sliced into wedges
10 strawberries, hulled and quartered
1 bottle of dry red wine (I used a fruit forward Pinot Noir)
1/2 cup peach liqueur
1/2 cup dark rum
2 tablespoons sugar, optional
Sparkling water and lemon wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. Combine the peaches, strawberries, red wine, peach liqueur, and rum in a large pitcher. Add the sugar if using and stir well.
  2. Refrigerate for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  3. To serve, fill a goblet style wine glass with ice. Pour the sangria until the glass is 3/4 full. Top with sparkling water. Squeeze a lemon wedge over the top. Stir gently to combine and enjoy immediately.

Serves 6.

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