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How to Make White Wine Sangria

Sangria is always a fruity and refreshing drink, especially in summertime. But on those relentless, sweltering "dog days," white wine sangria beckons like a cool swimming pool.


  • Step 1: Pour wine into pitcher Pour the wine into the pitcher.
  • TIP: For the fruitiest results, use a Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, or Spanish cava.
  • Step 2: Add vodka, schnapps, & vanilla Add the vodka, schnapps and vanilla.
  • Step 3: Squeeze juice Squeeze in the juice of 2 limes and 1 lemon and drop in the remaining, unjuiced halves.
  • Step 4: Add fruit, mint, cloves, & cinnamon Add the strawberries, grapes, mint, cloves and cinnamon sticks.
  • Step 5: Add ice Add ice cubes if you are serving your batch right away.
  • TIP: For the tastiest results, cover and refrigerate the pitcher overnight. Add the ice just before serving.
  • Step 6: Pour & serve Pour into a wine glass with a splash of club soda, and dive in.
  • FACT: White wine sangria originated in the Cava region of Spain as an alternative to the Rioja region's traditional red recipe.

You Will Need

  • A large pitcher
  • A wooden spoon
  • 1 bottle of white wine
  • 4 oz. vodka
  • 2 oz. peppermint schnapps
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 4 limes
  • halved
  • 2 lemons
  • halved
  • 1 dozen strawberries
  • chopped
  • 1 bunch seedless green grapes
  • chopped
  • A handful of mint
  • chopped
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • A few cloves
  • Ice

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