It’s party time! My sister, Maddy, came to town from Denver to sell her one of a kind jewelry made from vintage pieces. I invited my friends and neighbors to come and see her baubles and have a bite to eat. Another one of my sisters, Mary, flew in from Seattle to join the fun. I enjoy serving a signature drink…and with the weather cooperating for a change, we had a lovely sunny day for the event…and a glass of sangria sounded perfect.
If you’re in the Denver area you can find Maddy’s creations at The Perfect Petal and Posh in Larimer Square…or check out her website.
White Wine Sangria…from my friend, Sally Gray
1 bottle (750 ml) dry white wine (I used Chardonnay)
1 can (6 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate
1/2 cup light rum
1/2 cup orange liqueur (I used Grand Marnier)
1 can (15.25 ounces) pineapple tidbits in natural juices
1 large Granny Smith apple, diced
16 ounces lemon-lime soda
Strawberries and orange slices to garnish
In a large pitcher, combine wine, lemonade concentrate, rum, orange liqueur, and pineapple with its juice. Dice apple about the same size as the pineapple and add to sangria. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Before serving, add soda. Garnish glasses with orange slices and strawberries if desired.