During the sultry August of 1964, many Americans sampled this Spanish drink for the first time at the New York World's Fair. Sangria, a mixture of chilled wine and fruit, was an instant hit.
- Yield: Makes about 2 quarts
Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2003
- 1 cup seedless green grapes
- 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
- 1 pound seedless watermelon, scooped into 1-inch balls
- 1/4 honeydew melon, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 lime, sliced and seeded
- 1 star fruit, sliced and seeded
- 1 pink grapefruit, seeded, sliced, and quartered
- 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
- 3 ounces each Cointreau and brandy
- 1 bottle (750 ml) chilled fruity white wine
- 1 cup white cranberry juice
In a pitcher, combine fruit. Sprinkle with sugar, and stir to combine. Add Cointreau and brandy; let sit at least 1 hour. Stir in wine and juice. Serve chilled.