Celebrate the End of Summer With White Sangria
Tags: cocktail recipes
Celebrating the end of summer with friends? Enjoy the flavors of the season with fresh ingredients like mint, cucumber, and melon complemented by the peachiness of our Sweet Red. Our refreshing recipe for Sutter Home Honeydew Cucumber White Sangria is the perfect go-to.
Paired with light tapas like bruschetta, bite-sized roulades, or cheese-and-fruit skewers, your back-porch party is complete with just a few simple steps. Welcome to your happy place.
- 1 small honeydew melon
- 1 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
- 1 lime, thinly sliced
- 12 fresh mint leaves
- ¼ c. lime juice
- ¼ c. honey
- 1 bottle Sutter Home Sauvignon Blanc
- 1-liter bottle sparkling water, chilled
- Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Cut the melon in half; remove and discard seeds and rind. Cut melon into thin slices. In a large pitcher, combine melon, cucumber, lime slices, and the 12 mint leaves. In a small bowl, stir together lime juice and honey until combined; pour over the melon mixture. Add wine, stirring gently. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. To serve, stir in carbonated water. Ladle or pour into glasses. If desired, garnish with additional mint.