Basil Raspberry Rose Sangria is an easy recipe for a homemade sangria that's bursting with juicy raspberries, fresh basil, lime, Rose wine, vodka, raspberry liqueur and seltzer. A light fruity summertime sangria that's perfect for summertime entertaining!
Rose Sangria Recipe
Summertime is the perfect time for a light and fruity Basil Raspberry Rose Sangria! Juicy raspberries, fresh basil, sugar and lime juice muddle together as the flavorful base for our Rose Sangria. Add Rose wine, vodka, raspberry liqueur and raspberry seltzer and you'll be sipping on a rose sangria with vodka in no time.
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Serve your sparkling rose sangria over ice with lime slices and fresh raspberries in this beautiful etched glass pitcher and matching etched stemless wine glasses and garnish with raspberries, lime slices and basil leaf skewers for a delightfully pretty light and fruity summer drink. I also love this pretty wine carafe for serving!
What is sangria?
Traditionally sangria, a sugared wine, is made with red wine, chopped fruit and other ingredients such as brandy or orange juice. It can be sweetened with sugar and also contain sparkling water or soda. There are many variations of Sangria, including Rose Sangria, Sangria Blanca and even trendy Sangria Slushies. The combinations of wines, liqueurs, juices, fruits, sparkling waters and sodas available to make a pitcher of Sangria are endless.
What country is sangria from?
Sangria is known to be the most popular and famous Spanish drink served throughout, and originating from, Spain. Sangria was first tasted in the United States in New York at the 1964 World's Fair.
When is sangria typically served in Spain?
Typically sangria is served during the summer months in both Spain and Portugal but you can enjoy it all year long, especially with our winter Cranberry Sangria recipe!
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- fresh basil
- superfine sugar
- lime juice
- rose wine
- raspberry liqueur
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Basil Raspberry Rose Sangria is bursting with juicy raspberries, fresh basil, lime, Rose wine, vodka, raspberry liqueur and seltzer for a light fruity summertime sangria.
- 2 cups raspberries, divided
- ½ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
- ¼ cup superfine sugar
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 1 (750 ml) bottle rose wine , such as Barefoot Rose
- 1 cup vodka
- ¼ cup raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord
- 3 cups raspberry seltzer
- 1 lime, thinly sliced
Combine 1 cup raspberries, basil, superfine sugar and lime juice in pitcher. Using a wooden spoon, muddle until combined.
Add rose wine, vodka and raspberry liqueur. Refrigerate at least 2 hours so flavors develop.
Add raspberry seltzer, lime slices and remaining 1 cup raspberries. Serve over ice.
Makes 9 cups.