There’s no better summer drink than a fruity sangria concoction. It’s refreshing and perfect for those warm summer nights on your own patio. Instead of using sugary juices as a base, we recommend to use tea instead. Use any kind of herbal tea you’d like for our sangria herbal tea recipe; fruit or mint-flavoured are particularly refreshing.
Delicious Sangria herbal tea recipe
The best thing about this recipe is that you can easily adjust it to your own liking or to whatever you have on hand. Don’t have blueberries at home? Try some pomegranate or raspberries instead.
One of our favourite variations is to use mint tea, a dry white wine and peaches. Heavenly!
4 perfect teaspoons – herbal loose leaf tea
3 cups – boiling water
2 tbsp. – granulated sugar
1 orange (seedless, peeled and pitted)
½ cup – blueberries
4 large strawberries
2 cups – chilled dry white or red wine
Steep loose leaf tea in boiling water for 5 minutes.
Add sugar while steeping.
Once steeped, remove the infuser and refrigerate.
Chop strawberries and orange into quarters and combine with blueberries and wine into pitcher.
Refrigerate until tea is chilled, then mix in with tea.
Add sugar to taste if needed.
Add a few ice cubes before serving.
What’s your favourite sangria recipe? Let us know in the comments!
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