Sara's Sangria

The sangria to end all sangrias



8 to 12 servings



2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (juice of approximately 6 limes)
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
3 cups fruity red wine preferably Cabernet Sauvignon
1 cup sparkling water (Calistoga)
Two cups of fresh fruit in season (soft flavorful fruit like berries and peaches)
6 wheels of lime (lime slice with cut made on one side)


Make lime syrup by mixing lime juice, sugar and ΒΌ cup water in small saucepan. Heat on warm setting on stove, stir until sugar dissolves.

Cut fruit into small decorative pieces and mix with lime syrup. Pour into pitcher and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Add wine and sparkling water to fruit mixture. (Taste, if it is bitter, add 1-2 tablespoons of sugar.) Serve over ice, garnish glass with lime wheel.


Author's Comments

This sangria is the perfect accompaniment for Nick's Fish Tacos.

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