17 Quick and Easy Sangria Recipes

Combine fruits, juices, and wine into the perfect summer punch

Basic Sangria

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Sangria is a delicious fruit-based wine "punch" with roots in Spain, but not popular all around the world. Typically, sangrias are made with red wine, fresh seasonal fruit, and a bit of bubbly water or citrus flavored soda. They're easy to make, even easier to drink, and a huge hit at summer parties. 

Choosing Wine for Your Sangria:

One of the beauties of sangria is that you can use a variety of different wines in the recipe mix—often, a wine that hasn't been finished the day before will finds its way into a sangria pitcher. Wines in the good value category are also the perfect sangria base. All of the wines listed in the sangria wine guide are good ones to drink on their own and have been selected for their specific flavor profiles and style components to highlight the various fruit additions in these recipes. Keep in mind that all of the following recipes are based on a standard 750ml bottle of wine.

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    The Super Fruity Sangria

    Homemade Sparkling White Wine Sangria

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    This refreshing recipe maximizes the fruit content and adds a new twist, using a white wine, instead of traditional red ones.

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    The White Wine Sangria

    White Wine Sangria

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    A super simple twist that features white wine as its boozy base, this vibrant drink is also infused with three types of citrus and ginger ale.

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    The Best Party Sangria

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    This red sangria marries together the flavor from several fruits. It's always a favorite for big summer parties, so you may want to consider doubling (or even tripling!) the recipe.

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    The Lower Sugar Sangria

    Red sangria
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    Whether you're working around dietary restrictions for specific health reasons or just trying to limit your sugar intake in general, this drink—which uses agave nectar instead—is for you.

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    The Rosé Sangria

    Strawberry Lime (with mint) Sangria
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    Imagine sweet strawberries zipped up with a fresh squeeze of lime and a lively dash of mint, propped up by a rosé. This pretty-in-pink sangria finds its flavor footing in the limeade-like synergy of tart citrus and the decidedly sweet side of the fresh strawberry.

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    The Instant Sangria

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    Usually, the best sangrias are the ones that are made ahead, allowed to "marinate" overnight and packed with more fruit before serving. However, you can plan ahead for spur of the moment events by making these sangria ice cubes. When unannounced guests pop by (or a sangria craving hits), simply drop a few in a glass of wine for an instant party hit.

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    The "Just Peachy" Sangria

    Peach Sangria
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    A refreshing warm-weather drink that ups the ante with a splash of peach schnapps, this made-for-summer recipe—which also includes slices of fresh fruit—will add sizzle to any seasonal bash.

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    The Tropical Sangria

    White wine sangria
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    Use pineapple and passion fruit juice mixed with a sweeter white wine to make an unforgettable sangria that'll transport you to a faraway island.

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    The Down Under Sangria

    The New Zealander Sangria
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    Kiwis and limes go into this knock-out punch with origins from the land Down Under. Use a New Zealand sauvignon blanc to further play up its roots.

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    The Basic Sangria

    Basic Sangria

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    The beauty of the basic sangria is that it's as delicious as it is easy, and it only gets better as you spice it up with fruits, spices, or herbs of your choice.

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    The Vodka Sangria

    White Lightning sangria
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     A flashy sangria that is sure to light up any back deck party, this white wine concoction is easy to make and quick to refill. It offers a powerful "cocktail-like" punch with its dash of vodka.

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    The Grown-Up Lemonade Sangria

    Raspberry Lemonade
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    Fresh raspberries and lemon slices add to the puckery zip of this grown-up lemonade. You can use a mix of white wines or just stick with a single bottle; either way, the sangria combines the bright citrus flavors of lemon with the sweet taste of berries for a refreshing blast to the palate.

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    The Springtime Sangria

    Sangria

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    This is the wine lover's answer to strawberry daiquiris. Take full advantage of one of summertime's favorite fruits and mix it with one of the summer's most requested wines, a rosé! The stunning red-hued drink is sure to be a hit anytime, anywhere.

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    The Very Berry Sangria

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    This is a red wine-centered recipe that plays off of the top fruits found in the crimson varietals. This means the recipe offers a simple approach to fruit and wine pairing that's also delightfully delicious.

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    The Bubbly Sangria

    Springtime Sangria
    Strawberry Rosé Sangria. Molly Watson

    Sparkling wines increase the celebration factor for any occasion. Make it an event with this delicious sparkling rosé-based sangria.

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    The Pina Colada Sangria

    pineapple sangria

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    This tropical punch takes a white wine of your choosing and marries it with the island ingredients like fresh-cut pineapple and coconut rum, accented with a sprig of refreshing mint.

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    The Limeade Sangria

    Strawberry Lime Moscato Mixer
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    Take full advantage of the sweet synergy between strawberries and lime, then turn up the volume with a sprig of lively mint. Add them to a bottle of sweet moscato and voila, this sangria-like mixer is party-ready!