This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Riondo Prosecco. All opinions are 100% mine.
Sangria is totally the drink of summer. There is nothing quite like a cool glass of wine, fruit and spirits at the end of a long, summer day. In winter, I usually make a red wine sangria but, for summer, I prefer a mixed berry Prosecco sangria.
Prosecco, a white sparkling wine from Italy, has long been considered a more affordable alternative to Champagne making it a perfect everyday sparkling wine and perfect for using in this mixed berry Prosecco sangria. Riondo Prosecco is an authentic sparkling wine that celebrates the easy-living spirit of Italy and is one of our favorites. It is delicate and fruity which makes it perfect on its own or mixed in a bubbly, summer cocktail.
Ingredients for Mixed Berry Prosecco Sangria:
2 cups raspberry lemonade
1/3 cup vodka
2 cups mixed berries, frozen (I used raspberries, blackberries and blueberries)
1 bottle Riondo Prosecco
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
6 mint leaves
Let’s Make It:
1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water and mint leaves. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Remove mint leaves.
2. In a large pitcher, combine raspberry lemonade, vodka, frozen berries, Riondo Prosecco, and 2 Tbsp mint simple syrup. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
You can add ice to glasses before serving this if it hasn’t had chance to get cold in the refrigerator. However, the frozen berries definitely help keep it chilled without watering it down at all. Plus, the longer the ingredients sit together, the better it tastes!
This mixed berry Prosecco sangria is so perfect for summer! It is cool, refreshing and filled with flavors of apple and pear from the Riondo Prosecco. I always keep extra berries on hand too to garnish the glasses for a fun touch.
As you plan all of your summer brunches, picnics and activities, be sure to stock up on all the ingredients you need to make this perfect summer cocktail! You can also try more Riondo Prosecco Cocktails that are perfect for summer and beyond!