If you enjoyed our Sangria Shootout, then you know that each of the Sangrias that the three wineries made was as delicious as the last.  So....we decided that the recipes were ALL winners!  They are listed below.  Also, you know that we had a drawing for Sangria Pitcher winners - here they are:

              Alice Backland of Parlin, NJ at Brook Hollow
             John Diffily of Branchville, NJ at Four Sisters
             George & Janet Bickford of Bethlehem, PA at Villa Milagro




Here are the three winning recipes that will refresh and replenish your guests this summer.

Tropical Sangria – Villa Milagro Vineyards
2 bottles Luz del Sol
1 liter plain seltzer
½ fresh, raw pineapple, cubed
1 fresh, raw mango, cubed
1 fresh, raw papaya, cubed
2 kiwi, sliced
¼ cup simple syrup

Marinate fruit in the wine 1-2 days.  To serve simply syrup and seltzer.


Summer Sangria - Four Sisters Winery
2 parts Sadie’s Apple Wine
1/2 part Strawberry Serena Wine
2 parts Cranberry Juice
1 part Ginger Ale
Chunks of Mango, Cantaloupe, Honey Dew Melon, Watermelon,
Pineapple, Blueberries, & Strawberries

Mix wine and fruit and let set overnight.  Strain out the wine add ginger ale and serve cold.

Crisp & Cool Sangria - Brook Hollow Recipe
1 Bottle of Cayuga White
1 Bottle of Vidal
2 Granny Smith Apples cut into small pieces
2 Bartlett Pears cut into small pieces
1 White Grapefruit sectioned
8 Ounces Fresh Pineapple cubed
Club Soda (Optional)

Cover the fruit with both bottles of wine and refrigerate for least two days.  Just before serving, add club soda.