White Wine Sangría
SERVES 6 TO 8
A refreshing summer cooler, this icy drink is so versatile that you can enhance it with many different fruits, including bananas, strawberries and kiwi, adding mint leaves as a final flourish. For a less potent drink, dilute the wine with sparkling water.
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1 apple, sliced
- 1 to 2 bottles Bonterra Chardonnay or other white wine
- Sugar to taste
- Ice cubes
- Place sliced lemon, orange and apple in large pitcher and pour wine over top. Stir in sugar to taste, and add plenty of ice cubes. Let chill at least 10 minutes, preferably 30, before serving.
If you don’t think sangría is suitable for your guests, try Bonny Doon’s Critique of Pure Riesling, which will nicely tie together the fruits, the chilies and aromatics of these various Asian-inspired dishes.