White Wine Sangria with Strawberries & Elderflower Liqueur is the perfect fizzy & refreshing wine cocktail for the summer.
Looking for an easy to prepare cocktail that’s perfect for the upcoming summer season? This White Wine Sangria is just what you need. It’s the perfect refreshing drink to bring along to picnics or BBQs because it’s light, fizzy, refreshing and served ice cold.
I’m making my version with strawberries, limes and elderflower liqueur to give it a floral note. I’m also garnishing it with some gorgeous edible flowers. I used roses and primroses. Other edible flowers include pansies, lavender, borage and chrysanthemums. Of course, you can always leave off the edible flowers and garnish it with a bit of fresh mint.
How do You Make White Wine Sangria
- Muddle limes in pitcher.
- Add strawberries, white wine and elderflower liqueur and stir.
- Fill pitcher with ice.
- Top off with soda water or lemon lime soda (if you prefer sweeter sangria).
- Garnish with mint sprigs and/or edible flowers.
Which White Wine for Sangria
- For this white wine sangria with berries I’m using Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio. This delightful Pinot Grigio has aromatic crisp green apple, mineral and honeysuckle notes.
Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio is cultivated in immaculate vineyards along the Adige valley surrounded by the magnificent Italian Alps and is non-GMO certified. It’s bright, crisp notes pair perfectly with the strawberries and elderflower liqueur in this berry sangria.
How Long Does Sangria Last?
- Sangria will last in the refrigerator for up to two days. The longer it sits, the more pronounced the strawberry & lime flavors will become.
White Wine Sangria with Strawberries & Elderflower
- 1 bottle Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio
- 1 cup elderflower liqueur
- 1 lime (thinly sliced)
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- Sparkling water ( or lemon lime soda)
- Mint sprigs
- Edible flowers
- Add lime to a large pitcher and muddle with a wooden spoon.
- Add strawberries, wine, elderflower liqueur and stir to combine.
- Add ice and top off with soda water (or soda if you prefer a sweeter sangria).
- Garnish with mint sprigs and edible flowers. Enjoy.
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I teamed up with Mezzacorona to bring you this post. As always, all opinions are my own.
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