Photo: Beth Dreiling-Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Beth Dreiling-Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Sangría Blanco

Southern Living AUGUST 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 12 cups
  • Cook time: 3 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Stand: 10 Minutes
  • Chill: 4 Hours


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 (750-milliliter) bottles dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup orange liqueur
  • 2 to 3 cups lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 2 limes, thinly sliced
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, thinly sliced


1. Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes.

2. Combine sugar mixture, white wine, and next 2 ingredients in a large container; cover and chill 4 hours. Stir in lemon-lime soft drink and next 4 ingredients just before serving. Serve over ice, if desired.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Grand Marnier for orange liqueur.


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