12 Juicy Sangria Recipes for Every Season & Occasion

From traditional Spanish sangria to reimagined modern takes, embark on a journey to sangria paradise.

Updated September 13, 2023

Sangria. It’s a drink that never goes out of style. From era to era, season to season, and even day to day, sangria is always the right choice. Red, white, bubbly, and rosé sangrias for summer, spring, fall, and winter.

Whether you need quick sangria, overnight sangria, or juicy sangria, if you want some, then there’s a sangria recipe to make it happen. It’s kind of like having a fairy godmother. So bippity, boppity, boo to a sangria worthy of royalty. 

Authentic Red Sangria Recipe


Get ready to embark on a journey to Spain with an authentic sangria recipe using a rich and flavorful Rioja. With every sip, you'll be able to imagine the Spanish sun is kissing your skin. This recipe is perfect for sharing. It makes four servings. 


  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 1¼ cups rum
  • 750 mL bottle Rioja
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the orange, lime, lemon, simple syrup, and rum.
  2. Chill for two to four hours, or overnight if desired.
  3. Before serving, muddle the fruit with a wooden spoon, lightly crushing but not pulverizing.
  4. Add ice and Rioja.
  5. Stir to mix.
Quick Tip

If you're looking for a sangria that won't leave you fuzzy the next day, use a low-alcohol wine.

Spanish Sangria Recipe


Sip on a sangria that's bursting with fruity flavors that strike the perfect balance between sweetness and refreshment. And you don't need to keep the secret to yorself. This recipe yields seven 6-ounce servings.


  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • ⅓  cup Cognac
  • ¼ cup Grand Marnier
  • 750 mL bottle Rioja or a similar fruity red wine
  • 1 cup orange juice, chilled
  • 1 cup soda water, chilled
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, add the lemon, orange, apple slices, sugar, Cognac, and Grand Marnier.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Refrigerated for about an hour.
  4. Use a spoon to crush the fruits lightly.
  5. Stir in Rioja, orange juice, and soda water.
  6. Add ice cubes and serve chilled.

Mexican Sangria Recipe


Mexican sangria is a perfect accompaniment to a Southwestern party or feast. It's similar to traditional Spanish sangria, although the addition of cinnamon adds a nice bit of warm spice for a sangria that's next level. This recipe makes 9 one-cup servings.


  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 limes, sliced
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 750 mL bottle Rioja or another dry, fruity red wine, chilled
  • 1 cup orange juice, chilled
  • 1 liter club soda, chilled
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, add the orange, lemon, lime, simple syrup, cinnamon sticks, and brandy.
  2. Stir and refrigerate for at least six hours.
  3. Use a wooden spoon to crush the fruit lightly.
  4. Add ice, then stir in the Rioja, orange juice, and club soda, just before serving.

French Press Sangria


If you're looking to sip a glass of sangria without the wait time, look no further than French press sangria to get you from no sangria to sippin' sangria in less than five minutes flat. Red, white, and rosé sangrias all come together swimmingly. No one will know your secret. 

How to Make Sangria With Red Wine and Sprite


This simple recipe has a hearty fizz, and — thanks to the lemon-lime soda — the ideal sweetness with all the right citrus notes. This bubbly red sangria makes 11 6-ounce servings.


  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced
  • ½ tablespoon simple syrup
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 750 mL bottle fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais or Rioja, chilled
  • 1 liter lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, add apples, oranges, simple syrup, and brandy.
  2. Chill for six hours to overnight.
  3. Add ice.
  4. Stir in wine and lemon-lime soda.

How to Make White Sangria


White sangria is gorgeously refreshing, lightly sweet, and always looks good in your hand. It's perfect for a picnic or garden party when the weather is hot, but it tastes just as crisp in the winter. The recipe yields about 8 one-cup servings.


  • 1 peach, pitted and chopped
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 pint golden raspberries or red raspberries
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ½ cup orange liqueur
  • 2-750 mL bottles of moscato d'Asti wine or muscat canelli wine
  • 1 liter soda water
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, add the peach, apple, raspberries, simple syrup, and orange liqueur.
  2. Chill for approximately two hours.
  3. Just before serving, add ice and stir in the wine and soda water.

Fall in Love With Sangria for Fall


Crisp leaves call for a crisp sangria. And with any of these fall sangria recipes, you can transport yourself directly to autumn. Even if fall is taking its sweet time to arrive. 

Dreaming of White Sangria


White sangria always hits the right notes, so create a life of harmony and music year round with an array of white sangria recipes. Start with a basic recipe that'll appeal to all, then master white sangrias with juicy fruit flavors. 

Summery Sangria Recipe With Rum


Believe it or not, rum is a traditional addition to authentic sangria. So it's far from out of place in this rosé sangria that's absolutely shining with the rum and the tropical fruits. The recipe yields about 9 one-cup servings.


  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 papaya, peeled, seeds removed, and chopped
  • 1 mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 1 cup white rum
  • ¼ cup superfine sugar
  • 750 mL bottle dry rosé wine, chilled
  • ½ cup pineapple juice, chilled
  • 1 liter soda water, chilled
  • Ice


  1. In a large pitcher, add pineapple chunks, banana, papaya, mango, rum, and sugar.
  2. Refrigerate for at least three hours.
  3. Add ice, wine, pineapple juice, and soda water.
  4. Stir briefly to mix.

Fruity Sangria Recipe


While wine is the reason for sangria, it's easy to make fruit the star. This white sangria is a perfect, fruity punch that's equal parts refreshing and delicious. While moscato d'Asti is an Italian wine, it's got the perfect apricot fruit flavors for a white sangria. It also has a light fizz that adds an additional sensory element to the beverage.


  • 2 apricots, pitted and chopped
  • 1 peach, pitted and chopped
  • 1 nectarine, pitted and chopped
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • ¼ cup amaretto liqueur
  • ¼ cup raspberry liqueur
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2-750 mL bottles of moscato d'Asti wine, chilled
  • 1 liter soda water, chilled
  • Ice
  • Mint sprigs for garnish


  1. In a punch bowl, add the apricots, peaches, nectarines, blueberries, strawberries, amaretto, raspberry liqueur, and sugar.
  2. Chill for at least six hours or overnight.
  3. Before serving, mix the fruits well with the wine and soda water.
  4. Add ice before serving.
  5. Garnish with mint sprigs if desired.

Mocktail Sangria


If you're looking for sangria flavors but don't necessarily want all the buzz and booze that comes along with it, virgin sangria recipes aren't hard to come by. Better yet, they still deliver on those fruity flavors that are so beloved in sangria. 

Easy Sangria Recipe for a Crowd


If you're having a large party or a backyard barbecue, then sangria makes the perfect refreshing punch. You can double or triple any of the recipes above for your party or try this easy recipe for a crowd. It yields about 27 one-cup servings.


  • 2 pints each raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries
  • 4 oranges, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups orange liqueur
  • ½ cup superfine sugar
  • 4-750 mL bottles of fruity red wine such as Rioja or Beaujolais, chilled
  • 3 liters lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • Ice


  1. In a punch bowl, add raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, oranges, liqueur, and sugar.
  2. Stir well to mix thoroughly.
  3. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Just before serving, use a wooden spoon to lightly mash, but not pulverize, fruit. Some berries will retain their shape.
  5. Add ice, wine, and lemon-lime soda. 
  6. Stir to mix.

Sippin' on Sensational Sangria


Why not slip into something a little cozier, like a glass of bubbly, fruity, and luscious sangria? One of the greatest things about sangria is that it’s difficult to make it the wrong. Think of any oops as a happy accident on your sangria travels. And isn’t the journey one of the most important parts of any adventure? So why not make it a juicy one?

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