Sparkling Rosé Sangria is the only cocktail you’ll want to drink all summer long. It’s light and refreshing, effervescent, and perfect for a crowd!
My favorite Mondays end with a cocktail, but why can’t they also begin with one??
Oh yeah, because I have a toddler, and I’m pretty sure it would be considered negligent parenting if I were to consume alcoholic beverages prior to 9am. At least we can start with cocktails on Monday morning in blog land. Isn’t the Internet a wonderful place??
This Sparkling Rosé Sangria is everything I want to drink this summer. It’s light and refreshing. It’s ever-so-slightly sweet, effervescent and suuuper easy to drink, which is a must in the summertime.
Slightly sweetened strawberry puree is mixed with a whole bottle of rosé, a little bit of vodka, plenty of freshly sliced strawberries and topped off with sparkling raspberry lime water.
I wasn’t planning on adding vodka to the mix, but because the wine is essentially watered down from the strawberry mixture and sparkling water, I thought it needed a little extra kick. If you want to leave it out, the drink essentially turns in to a spritzer of sorts, which is equally delicious. It also allows you do unapologetically drink at least three or four and still carry on normal activities.
Happy Monday all!
Sparkling Rosé Sangria
Sparkling Rosé Sangria is the only cocktail you'll want to drink all summer long. It's light and refreshing, effervescent, and perfect for a crowd!
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups frozen or fresh strawberries
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 750 ml bottle dry rosé wine
- 6 oz vodka
- 2 cups sliced strawberries (fresh)
- 20 oz lime raspberry sparkling water
- 1 pint raspberries
Add water, frozen strawberries and sugar to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer 10 minutes and use a potato masher to smash the strawberries. Simmer another 5 minutes. Cool.
Push mixture through a fine sieve, reserve the liquid and toss anything you couldn't get through the sieve.
Add strawberries mixture, wine, vodka and sliced strawberries to a large pitcher. Let sit for at least one hour.
Just before serving, add sparkling water and raspberries. Serve over ice.