Mother's Day

French-Inspired Sangria

July  4, 2009
1 Rating
Author Notes

Sangria is typically drunk in Spain, but this recipe uses rose wine and Cointreau, both French ingredients. Delicious at the end of a long summer day! —Lauren Shockey

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 1 orange, peeled, segmented and halved
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 750-ml bottle of rose wine
  • 1/3 cup Cointreau or other orange flavored liqueur
  • The juice of one lemon
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and chill in the refrigerator for three hours. Add three cups ice and serve in wine glasses or large tumblers, making sure that each glass has an ample amount of both fruit and wine.

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Lauren Shockey is a New York City-based food writer and author of the cookbook Hangover Helper as well as the culinary memoir Four Kitchens. Previously the restaurant critic at the Village Voice, she has written for such publications as The New York Times, Travel + Leisure and the Wall Street Journal.