It’s summer and the living is easy, so the drink recipes should be too! Over the weekend the weather here was less than ideal, so my mom and I decided to make the most of all the delicious fruit and bottles of white wine in our fridge by making a sangria. I did a great deal of searching on Pinterest for a good recipe that we already had most of the ingredients for, but ultimately ended up doing my own thing. Which meant my “a little bit of this and a little bit of that” mentality was in full force. It came out a little on the sweet side, but still really yummy. To dial back the sweetness a bit I would use a less sweet wine, like pinot grigio, and maybe lose the added granulated sugar. However, I like sweet and this totally hit the spot. Give it try at your next BBQ or girls night, I’m sure it will be a hit!

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Ingredients 

1 bottle white wine of your choice – we used chardonnay

12 oz Sprit

1 cup white grape juice

3 limes

2 tbsp sugar

1/2 cup chopped cherries

1 chopped peach

7-8 chopped strawberries

1 chopped apple

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Steps 

1 . Add sugar to bottom of the pitcher and pour the Sprit on top. Give it a mix.

2. Squeeze the juice from the three limes into the pitcher. Mix again.

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3. Pour 1 cup of grape juice in followed by the entire bottle of wine. Mix until you see that all the sugar is dissolved.

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4. Add all your chopped fruit and allow to chill in the fridge for at least an hour before serving over ice.

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