I love Sangria! It’s my go to drink all year and especially when I am having a party. While I typically prefer a red sangria, I choose a white wine for this one so that I could really let the fruit take center stage. I served this at our annual Memorial Day party and it was a big hit. Obviously, it’s also a great choice for 4th of July and Labor Day too. Just a warning: this is a very strong sangria so you may want to serve it in a small glass. I choose to serve it in a white wine glass vs my typical red wine goblet.
4 oz vodka
2 oz triple sec
1 bottle of white wine
2 oz of simply syrup
6 oz of sparkling wine
Mix the fruit with the vodka and triple sec and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. To get the star-shaped pineapple, trim the skin of the pineapple then slice it into large rounds. Then I simply stick a metal star cookie cutter into the center of each round to cut out the shape.
You can put as little or as much fruit in as you want. For this particular recipe I loaded up on the fruit. When you are ready to serve the Sangria, mix the wine and simple syrup together then add in the fruit/liquor combo.
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