A large glass of strawberry sangria with fresh strawberry slices.

Strawberry Sangria

Make strawberry sangria with fresh strawberries to create a refreshing drink to enjoy all year long! Learn how to make this easy sangria recipe with a few simple ingredients and only 10 minutes of prep. 

A large glass of strawberry sangria with fresh strawberry slices.

Berry season is my favorite season! With an endless supply of fresh berries during berry season, we try to eat berries in every single meal. With everything from strawberry mango salsa for a snack to blueberry banana bread for breakfast and blackberry grilled cheese for lunch, we love eating fresh berries all day long. For a refreshing drink, we reach for this strawberry sangria.

A bowl of strawberries simmering on the stove.

Strawberry sangria is made with only a few ingredients and requires less than 10 minutes of prep time. It’s made with fresh strawberries, white wine and sparkling water. This easy sangria recipe can be prepped ahead and stored for up to five days. It’s the perfect refreshing drink to enjoy all summer long!

Strain fresh strawberries to make strawberry juice for sangria.

How to make sangria

To make sangria, you will need white white, sparkling water and sugar syrup. Use Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio for the best flavor. Combine the syrup and wine together in a large pitcher. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Add the sparking water just prior to serving.

To make the strawberry syrup for this strawberry sangria, heat strawberries, sugar and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove the mixture from the heat and cool to room temperature.

Once the strawberry mixture is cool, press it through a mesh sieve placed over a bowl (you can also use cheesecloth). Press the strawberries and extract as much juice as possible. Throw away the solids.

Pour the strawberry juice puree into a large contiainer.

Strawberry sangria tips

  • We always recommend using organic strawberries since they are juicer and more flavorful than conventional berries.
  • You can prep the strawberry syrup up to 3 days in advance.
  • Combine the strawberry syrup and wine together in a pitcher. Chill for up to 24 hours.
  • Add the sparkling water just before serving to ensure extra fizz.

A strawberry drops into a glass of homemade strawberry sangria.

Can you leave sangria out overnight?

Yes! All sangria needs to rest on the counter or in the refrigerator to allow the flavors to combine. We store strawberry sangria in the refrigerator and serve chilled.

How long with sangria keep in the refrigerator?

We recommend storing the sangria in the refrigerator for three to five days.

Do you serve sangria over ice?

Serve sangria chilled or over ice.

A large glass of strawberry sangria with ice and strawberry slices.

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Strawberry Sangria

Yield: 12 quarts
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
 
Strawberry Sangria is made with fresh strawberries to create a refreshing drink to enjoy all year long!
A large glass of strawberry sangria with fresh strawberry slices.
5 from 2 votes

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh strawberries trimmed and halved
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio
  • 2 cups sparkling water chilled
  • sliced strawberries for serving

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine trimmed strawberries, sugar and water. Bring just to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  2. Once the strawberry mixture is cooled, press the mixture, a little at a time, through a mesh sieve placed over a bowl, pressing down on the strawberries to extract as much syrup as possible (you should have about 3 cups of syrup). Discard the solids.
  3. In a 2-quart pitcher, stir together the syrup and wine. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.
  4. Just before serving, stir in the sparkling water. Garnish with sliced strawberries as desired.

Notes

  • You can prep the strawberry syrup up to 3 days in advance. 
  • Store the prepared sangria in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 123, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 21mg, Potassium: 189mg, Carbohydrates: 20g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 16g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 10%, Vitamin C: 56.4%, Calcium: 25%, Iron: 0.6%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Spanish
Keyword: easy sangria recipe, strawberry sangria
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