POPSUGAR Celebrity

Kick Happy Hour Into High Gear With Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Apr 11 2015 - 12:00pm

Kick things into gear at your next party with this easy and delicious recipe for sangria. The red-wine liqueur mixture is infused with peaches and strawberries, and it's topped with a little bit of sparkling water to provide a nice effervescence. The squeeze of lemon is essential: it adds acidity, which balances out this concoction.

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Strawberry-Peach Sangria


If you can't find peach liqueur, substitute an equal amount of simple syrup and a few dashes of peach bitters [2].

Strawberry-Peach Sangria


1 peach, diced
10 strawberries, hulled and diced
1 bottle of dry red wine, such as a Pinot Noir
1/2 cup peach liqueur, such as Orchard [3]
1/2 cup dark rum
Juice of 1 lemon
Sparkling water


  1. Combine the peaches, strawberries, red wine, peach liqueur, and rum in a large pitcher. Refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. To serve, fill a wine glass with ice. Pour the sangria until the glass is 3/4 full. Top with sparkling water. Stir gently to combine.

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