If you're looking for a refreshing and delicious cocktail, try white sangria. This fruity summer punch can be made a day ahead and refrigerated. It's just the thing for a barbecue.
Summer Fruit Sangria
A pitcher of sangria made with white wine, fruit, and liqueur will get the party started.
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.
Easy Red Sangria
This easy-to-make beverage is sure to please any crowd—it's made with brandy, orange and apple slices, orange juice, club soda, and of course red wine. Choose a dry wine such as a red Zinfandel and make sure to chill the sangria before serving for the ultimate sip.
This wine punch is just right for summer parties. It's such a crowd pleaser, you may want to make 2 batches at a time.
Boozy Red Sangria
Strawberries and citrus are macerated with sugar, orange liqueur, and vodka or tequila, then finished with red wine and seltzer for an extra-spirited sangria.
Boozy White Sangria
Just the thing for summer entertaining! Macerate a quartet of fruits -- pineapple, honeydew, grapes, and kiwi -- with sugar, elderflower liqueur, and vodka or tequila the night before a party, then have your guests add white wine and seltzer to taste on the day of.
Nothing welcomes guests for an outdoor party like a spritzer. Made with or without wine, they make refreshing, elegant coolers.