Easy blackberry sangria spritzer is light and refreshing. It's the perfect thing to serve for a festive brunch or party because everyone adores it!!
This is a sangria I served at a recent family gathering. While this is the first sangria I've ever made (don't ask me what took me so long), it certainly won't be the last!
Enjoy, and please remember to always drink responsibly!
**Please Note - The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making this easy wine cocktail is available near the end of this post. OR hit the "jump to recipe" button (found above) to be taken directly to the recipe.
The ingredient list:
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- Rosé Wine
- Pinot Grigio Wine
- Apple Cider (or apple juice)
- Lemon-Lime Soda
Kitchen tools and equipment needed:
How many people will one pitcher serve?
- That pretty much depends on the people you're serving, but one pitcher of Blackberry Sangria should make 8 servings of 8-ounces each.
Can Blackberry Sangria Spritzer be made in advance?
- Yes! It can (and should) be made in advance so the flavors have a chance to mingle and marry.
- Please allow at least 30 minutes of marinating before adding the lemon-lime soda and serving.
Can the fruit and berries be changed up according to the season?
However, since the fruits and berries I've chosen to use in this recipe can be found pretty much year-round in the market this sangria is easy to make throught the entire year.
What season is prime-time for fruits and berries?
Can frozen fruit and berries be used in this sangria spritzer?
While I don't necessarily recommend it, I think it can be done with the following simple precaution:
- Thaw the indivudual fruits and berries completely on paper towels before assembling the sangria so the berries (in particular) won't bleed their color and muddy the appearance of the completed sangria.
Can different wine be used for making blackberry sangria spritzer?
Feel free to use your favorite type of wine.
The reason I chose a rosé and pinto grigio is because they're lightly colored and fruity in their own right with hints of citrus and apple.
These wines mix well with the apple cider (or juice) and the lemon-lime soda.
If you do decide to switch up the wine in this spritzer recipe please keep those flavor components in mind and make your choice accordingly.
Mixing it up LIVE in my Kudos Kitchen:
A while back I went LIVE with a Facebook video that shows me in my Kudos Kitchen whipping up a pitcher of this Blackberry Sangria Spritzer (along with a few other fun things).
I hope you'll enjoy the video and spending some time getting to know me a little better!
Make the most of the boozy fruit leftovers!
Once the sangria is gone, you're left with this amazingly flavored fruit.
The sangria marinated fruit leftovers can be eaten as is in an adult fruit cocktail, or add them to an adult smoothie for a little extra kick of flavor!
Sangria marinated fruits and berries should be served to the 21 and older crowd ONLY!
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Below is the printable recipe card along with the exact ingredient measurements and nutritional information for making today's easy blackberry sangria spritzer.
Printable Recipe Card
Easy Blackberry Sangria Spritzer
- 2 cups Pinot Grigio wine
- 2 cups Rosé wine
- 2 cups apple cider
- 3 cups lemon-lime soda pop
- ½ cup blackberries
- ½ orange sliced into rounds
- ½ cup strawberries cut in half, leaves removed
- ½ pear sliced
- ½ apple sliced
- Place all of the ingredients (except the lemon-lime soda pop) into a pitcher. Stir well.
- Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
- Add the lemon-lime soda to the pitcher right before serving. Stir well, and serve chilled.
I sincerely hope you've enjoyed today's recipe for Blackberry Sangria Spritzer with Apples, Oranges & Pears as much as I've enjoyed bringing it to you!
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