Sangria, a humble goblet of cocktail hailing all the way from Spain is a heavenly concoction that easily quenches our thirst with its refreshing goodness. This beverage has become quite a rage as the whole world seems to enjoy this cocktail for its sweet and sour taste, which is quite unique in itself. The history of sangria takes us back to the Middle Ages when fermented beverages were considered healing potions. Around this time only sangria got its initial foundation as people began to mix wine with different fruits and spices to spike it up. It was around 1960’s when ‘sangria’ began to grow popular worldwide as one of the most popular cocktails and the rest, as we say, is history.

The word ‘sangria’ is derived from the Latin word ‘sanguis’ which means ‘blood’. At first sangria was only made of red wine, but later sundry of European countries and hundreds of restaurants began to create their own variation of sangrias, this gave life to white wine sangria as well. This divine cocktail has a citric aroma with the right kind of sweetness coming from pulpy and squashed fruits, which can easily make your summers more delightful. And to make it easy for you, we bring you the bartender-style white sangria recipe that is all things tempting. 


• 1 (750 ml) bottle white wine, chilled

• ¼ cup apple brandy (preferable)

• 3 medium oranges, cut into wedges

• 1 big size lemon cut into wedges

• 1 lime, cut into wedges

• 1 strawberry, cut into wedges

• 1 medium size peach, cut into wedges

• 2/3 cup white sugar

• 3 cups sparkling water or Soda

• 4-5 mint leaves


1. In a large pitcher add lemon, lime, sugar, apple brandy and stir it for a couple of minutes. Try to gently crush them while stirring.

2. Add orange, strawberry, peach and wine. Again, stir it for at least 30-40 secs.

3. Refrigerate the concoction for a couple of hours. After that, take out the pitcher from the fridge and add the sparkling water, stir it well. Lastly, garnish it with mint leaves.