10 superb sangrias

10 superb sangrais

Sparkling White Peach SangriaWith fall just around the corner I suppose it’s time for The Summer of Sangria a.k.a Sangria Sundays to come to an end. We had such a fantastic summer I’m sad to see it go, but I am looking forward to my favourite season, fall! Over the summer I stuck to white and sparkling sangrias because for 1) I just like them better and for 2) they feel more refreshing and summery. I’m still planning on trying a white, fall fruit sangria over Thanksgiving and a couple of reds over the fall and winter, but I’m thinking it’s time for a new theme with the new season? I’ve been dying to try my hand at some classic vintage cocktails…I’m thinking Manhattan, mojito, negroni, sidecar…

green sangriaWhat I learned about sangria this summer is that it falls into 2 categories: easy drinking and high potency! There are those thatcall for added juice, pop, or soda and then there those that don’t. I hadn’t given much thought to the implications of this until one hot summer day after a long day of gardening hubby and I dove head first into a Sparkling Strawberry Sangria and had a solid day buzz going before dinner was even on the table! It had no added mixers, just liqueur!

Mason Jar SangriaThere were many hits this summer and only one miss… I made a sparkling Limoncello sangria that was so bad I didn’t even bother sharing the recipe. Now, don’t get me wrong, we still drank it! I just wouldn’t recommend it. Half of the summer’s sangrias were sparkling and half were white, some were easy drinking and some knocked your socks off, and each had their own unique qualities, but there was definitely one that came out on top. It was a unanimous favourite among friends and family and was repeated several times throughout the summer: the Mason Jar Sangria. DSC_0097Of course it doesn’t need to be made in a Mason Jar, it just looks cute that way and you can substitute strawberries for raspberries and it’s just as delicious! It is an easy-drinking sangria so you can sip it all day long and not worry about being in bed before sunset!

It’s honestly difficult to put them in order after that because they were all so fantastic, but I’d say the next runners up were the Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria and the Sparkling White Peach Sangria. One potent, one not, and both sparkling which is always a win with me! Below is a complete list of the #summerofsangria #sangriasundays Cheers!!

White Sangrias

Strawberry Kiwi Sangria
Pacific Blue Sangria
Watermelon Lime Sangria
Green Sangria
Sparkling Strawberry Sangria

Sparkling Sangrias

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria
Sparkling White Peach Sangria
Effervescent Watermelon Sangria
Prosecco Sangria
Mason Jar Sangria

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4 thoughts on “10 superb sangrias

  1. Reblogged this on My 3 Monsters and commented:
    With Summer trailing off behind us it was time to wrap up the #SummerOfSangria #SangriaSundays. Check out all the great Sangrias we tried this summer!! Sooo good!! (Reblogging from my blog that’s not about the kids! ;)

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