- White wine 1 lt
- Melon 1 kg
- Peaches 2
- Orange 2
- Lemon 2
- White sugar 120 gr • 392 kcal
- vodka 70 ml
- Cinnamon sticks 3
White sangria is a cool alcoholic drink typical of Catalonia, a clear version of the classic Spanish sangria. A fresh and light cocktail enriched with fruit and spices, ideal for the summer. The main ingredient is always wine, in this case a prosecco or a wine with a fruity flavor, enriched with vodka and seasonal fruit such as melon, peach, or berries, in addition to the addition of lemon and orange juice, and spices, such as cinnamon and cloves, to make this fresh alcoholic drink even more delicious. But let's see how to prepare white sangria, this sweet, fragrant and thirst-quenching cocktail ideal for a summer lunch or dinner or to be served as a fresh aperitif.
How to make Easy White Sangria
Squeeze a lemon and an orange and strain the juice. Instead, cut the other lemon and orange, half into slices and half into cubes. Cut the nectarines in half, remove the stone and cut them into cubes.
Do the same with the melon, making cubes from the pulp.
Pour the white wine into a large bowl, add the sugar and stir until it melts. Now add the cinnamon, cloves, orange and lemon juice, then add the fruit cubes, including those of orange and lemon. Pour in the vodka, mix and cover the white sangria with cling film. Put it in the fridge for at least 6 hours so as to make it flavored with fruit and spices. Your white sangria will be ready to be served, poured directly into wine glasses, or into a carafe or a large glass container. To best enjoy it, serve it very cold.
Prosecco is the ideal wine to prepare white sangria. Alternatively, you can use champagne or a still white wine, fragrant and with a fruity flavor.
To make the white sangria you can use the fruit of your choice: it is an alcoholic drink suitable for mixing with particular fruits such as papaya, mango or with typically summer fruit such as watermelon, apricots, strawberries, in addition to berries, widely used for preparation. of this cocktail.
For the alcoholic part you can replace the white vodka with peach or melon vodka, or use cognac or brandy.
For the preparation of white sangria choose organic fruit, as it will be used with all the peel.
Sangria should be enjoyed very cold: you can then add ice cubes to the glasses before serving.
How to store white wine sangria
You can keep the white sangria in the fridge for a maximum of 3 days covered with cling film.