Sangria Never Looked So…Beautiful

We all know Sangria is delicious, but it can also be a beautiful addition to your meal with the right garnishes.  Here are two recipes we found that incorporate a myriad of colors and will be the talk of your table at your next party or celebration.

The best part about Sangria is that anything goes in the way of fruits, so if one of these doesn’t tickle your fancy, simply replace it with something you love! Cheers!

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Tequila Sangria

INGREDIENTS

2 to 3 pineapple slices
2 to 3 orange slices
2 to 3 blackberries
2 to 3 lime wedges
2 ounce or 1/4 cup tequila
1 ounce or 2 tablespoons elderflower-flavored liqueur*
1 ounce or 2 tablespoons simple syrup*
2 ounces or 1/4 cup pineapple juice
Splash orange juice
Ice, as needed
Red wine, as needed (recommended: rioja)
*Cook’s Note: peach-, pear- or ginger-flavored liqueur can be substituted.
*Cook’s Note: Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water cooked until the sugar dissolves and then cooled completely.

DIRECTIONS

In desired drinking glass, add the pineapples, oranges, blackberries, and lime wedges. Cook’s Note: If you dont like the fruits suggested here feel free to use whichever fruits you desire.

Next add the tequila, elderflower-flavored liqueur, simple syrup, pineapple juice, and orange juice. Add ice to glass and stir to mix ingredients. Top glass with red wine and enjoy.

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Citrus-moscato-sangria

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Citrus Moscato Sangria

INGREDIENTS

1 grapefruit, peeled and cut into supreme style segments
2 oranges, peeled and cut into supreme style segments
1 blood orange, cut into slices

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2 clementine mandarins, cut into slices
10 kumquats cut into slices
2 tablespoons honey
½ cup orange liqueur like Grand Marnier
2 cups chilled sparkling water
Juice of 1 lemon
1 750 ml bottle chilled moscato wine – can also use Spanish moscatel wine
Ice

DIRECTIONS

Put the citrus fruit slices and segments in a pitcher. Add the honey and orange liqueur, let macerate for at least 30 minutes.
Add the chilled sparkling water, moscato wine, lemon juice and ice. Mix well. The citrus moscato sangria can be served immediately or kept refrigerated for a couple of hours before serving.
When serving the sangria use a spoon or fork to put some of the citrus pieces into each glass.
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For a mocktail or non-alcoholic variation replace the moscato wine with sparkling white grape juice and omit the orange liqueur.

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