Summer Sips: Red, White & Blue

The 4th of July is almost here! We can’t wait to spend this special day off outside picnicking and watching the dazzling fireworks display. With the heat waves sweeping both coasts and pretty much everywhere in between, you’re going to want a refreshing beverage close at hand!

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Make your mark at your patriotic picnic by mixing up a batch of colorful Red, White and Blue Sangria.

Serve it out of a tall pitcher and pour into our Classic Hand-Blown Stemless Wine Glasses. For the 4th, we are monogramming our glasses with Helvetica Neue. It is the quintessential sans serif font that is strong, modern and classic, just like American culture! Click Read More below for the complete recipe.

 

Red, White and Blue Sangria

Yields 6

Ingredients

2 bottles white wine, such as Pinot Grigio
6 oz blueberries
6 oz raspberries
8 oz strawberries, thinly sliced
1 red apple, thinly sliced
4 tbsp Grand Marnier
2 tbsp sugar

Directions

1.Combine fruit and wine in a pitcher and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours.

2. Remove from refrigerator and add Grand Marnier and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.

3. Serve sangria immediately and make sure every glass gets some fruit!

 

Happy 4th of July!

 

Images and Recipe by Cake and Knife

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