Savory Recipes

Sam’s Sangria Recipe

Sam’s Sangria Recipe

It's that time of year when we are gathering with family and friends, for cookouts and holidays. That means large batches of cocktails for larger crowds. Sam makes a delicious white sangria filled with refreshing wine, fresh fruit and sparkling wine.


  • 1 bottle dry white wine, chilled
  • 1 lbs fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 peaches, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cointreau
  • 1 bottle sparkling wine (Prosecco or Cava) or flavored tonic water
  • 2 cups Tangerine Juice (or peach, mango, orange upon desire)
  • ice


  • Stir together white wine, strawberries, peaches orange liquor, and tangerine juice in a large pitcher.  
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours*, so that the flavors can meld.
  • Once you’re ready to serve the sangria, stir in the sparkling white wine, and a handful of ice. Serve immediately over ice and enjoy!
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