Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

White Sangria

Prepare this Spanish libation the day before for best flavor and add the chilled sparkling water just before serving. We use white Rioja wine, but any dry white wine will work in this white sangria recipe.

Cooking Light MARCH 2008

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • 1/3 cup peach schnapps
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 (750-milliliter) bottles white Rioja wine, chilled
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 small navel orange, quartered and sliced
  • 1 green apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 ripe peach, peeled and sliced
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle sparkling water, chilled


1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large pitcher; stir to dissolve sugar. Stir in wine and next 4 ingredients (through peach). Chill at least 2 hours or until cold.

2. Stir in sparkling water.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 163
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.8g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Calcium: 11mg

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