With Wine Month in full swing and a long weekend ahead, I couldn’t not give you the best sangria with which to kiss summer goodbye. Sweet and tart, this Lemon-Lime Mint Sangria is absolutely to-die-for, my friends.
Lemonade, slices of fresh lemons and limes and a few mint leaves pair well with a bright white wine. I recommend a zesty or aromatic white wine like Pinot Grigio (my choice), Chenin Blanc or Riesling to complement the citrus. The mint helps to balance some of the acidity of the citrus, too. This is the end-of-summer sangria you need to serve at your Labor Day get-togethers this weekend.
Not a white wine fan? That’s okay! Throughout September, I’m teaming up with wine expert Rachel von Sturmer to bring you a whole month of wine goodness. This week we’re talking white wine, but we have more types of wine to come this month, so stay tuned. If you’re up to learn something new, though, don’t you dare miss Rachel’s guide to white wine! It’s so informative. Happy long weekend! // susannah
Click through to see the Lemon-Lime + Mint White Wine Sangria recipe!
A bright and zesty summer sangria
- 1 bottle (750 ml) white wine, such as pinot grigio
- 1 cup lemonade
- 1 large lemon, sliced
- 2 limes, sliced
- 20 mint leaves, stems removed
- In a pitcher, combine wine, lemonade, lemon and lime slices and mint leaves. Stir to combine. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes. Serve in wine glasses with lime and lemon slices and mint leaves for garnish.
- Serving Size: 4 to 6