Cherry Sangria

Cherry Sangria

Sangria speaks summer. I can’t think of a more refreshing summer drink.


Serves 6


750ml red or white wine (a spicy shiraz or fresh sauvignon blanc is perfect)
¼ cup caster sugar
1 orange
1 lemon
1 lime
1 litre lemonade
300g pitted cherries, halved


Combine the wine and sugar in a large jug. Thinly slice the orange, lemon and lime and add to the wine mixture. Stir in the cherries and chill for at least 1 hour (or up to three days).
When ready to serve, add the lemonade and serve over lots of ice. Alternately, serve the wine and the lemonade in separate carafes and allow people to mix the sangria themselves, to taste.

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More recipes: A Table Full of CherriesBlack Forest Cupcakes; White Chocolate Cherry Panna Cotta; Cherry Chutney; Cherry Bircher Muesli;

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