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Watermelon Rosé Sangria

This small batch Watermelon Rosé Sangria makes just enough for an intimate gathering and contains no added sugars- the natural sweetness from the fruit is the perfect amount!

Course Drink, Drinks
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword cocktail, easy cocktail recipe, healthier cocktails, homemade cocktails
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 300 kcal
Author Denisse

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 bottle rosé wine
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Fruit for garnish I used cherries, raspberries, cubed watermelon and sliced plums
  • Lemon wheels for garnish
  • Soda water
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Puree watermelon in a blender or food processor and pass through a mesh strainer, discarding solids.
  2. Add watermelon juice to a pitcher along with rosé, vodka, Cointreau and lemon juice. Stir to combine.
  3. Add fruit to pitcher.
  4. To serve, pour sangria over glasses filled with ice and top with soda water.

Recipe Notes

  • Feel free to add just about any type of fruit you have on hand to this watermelon rosé sangria. Strawberries, grapes, apples, pears and lime wheels would all be great!
  • Although any variety of rosé will work for this recipe, white wine will absolutely work too! I recommend a more crisp variety such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio for sangria.
  • Instead of plain soda water, try topping off your watermelon rosé sangria with your favorite flavored soda water for an extra burst of fruity flavor! I'm a La Croix addict, and when I made this batch I used their passion fruit soda water to top off my glass, which added an extra subtle flavor.