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Clerico

Say hello to your new summer sip: clerico -- South America's version of sangria. The refreshing cocktail is made from a mix of white wine and fruits. Present this party-pleaser in a glass pitcher, or pour it into lidded jars to bring on a picnic.

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  • Yield: Makes about 10 cups (fruit and liquid)

Photography: Aaron Dyer

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 bottles dry white wine, like Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced peaches
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup halved seedless grapes
  • Thinly sliced banana
  • Ice

Directions

  1. To make, combine wine with brandy, lemon juice, and sugar in a 3-quart pitcher. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then add peaches, strawberries, and grapes. Let chill at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Mix in banana just before serving. Pour into glasses filled with ice, and use a spoon to scoop the wine-soaked fruit into each one.

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