Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Red, White and Blue Sangria

 

 

 

This drink looked so fun and festive for the 4th of July, which is the main reason that I originally pinned it. Then, the pin began to be repinned over and over and became one of my most popular pins. I just had to try it myself, because all those pinners couldn't be wrong!

 

 

The original recipe was for a pitcher of Sangria, but since yesterday was my birthday and I love having a birthday near the 4th of July, I decided to reconfigure the ingredients and make myself a birthday cocktail to enjoy on my patio, late in the afternoon. After a little trial and error, I think I got the recipe right.

This drink was light, fruity and really delicious. The citrus vodka is a nice addition and compliments the white wine perfectly. Whether made by the pitcher, or by using this recipe for one, this would be a festive and refreshing cocktail to serve on any hot summer day.

 

Red White and Blue Sangria (for one)


In a medium glass, add 3/4 cup white wine (any variety, but I used Chardonnay), 1/2 cup lemon lime Perrier, 1/2 cup cranberry juice and 1 ounce citrus vodka. Stir well. Add ice, then top with sliced strawberries and blueberries. Enjoy!

 

Happy Tuesday!

 

Linking with these friends

Stonegable

Rattlebridge Farm

Mom's Test Kitchen

Between Naps on the Porch

Savvy Southern Style

Jennifer Rizzo

Gooseberry Patch

 

6 comments:

  1. Sounds wonderful and refreshing.

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  2. Looks refreshing...bet it was tasty!...:)JP

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  3. Happy Birthday....hope your day was pleasant. This looks delicious....perfect for the 4th

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  4. Sounds like something I might like . . . My daughters birthday is Sunday . . , I think I will treat her, thank you for the idea!
    Happy Birthday . . .

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  5. No that looks and sounds great!

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