Peach Sangria

Ginger, basil & mint give this peach sangria recipe a delicious herbal kick. Cold & refreshing, it's just the thing for hot summer days.

Peach Sangria

Happy Friday! I have the easiest, summeriest cocktail to share with you: peach sangria!

This weekend, it’s going to be 102 degrees(!) here in Austin. Because hot summer days call for cold, refreshing drinks, I decided to come up with a new summer party drink recipe. I figure everyone loves sangria, so I thought – what would be more seasonal than peach sangria? Now one of my favorite sangria recipes, this drink is sweet, but not too sweet, and packed full of fruit and herbs.

Peach Sangria Recipe

Peach Sangria Recipe Ingredients

The base is simple: white wine, Grand Marnier, and fresh peaches. I also added a splash of ginger juice and a handful of mint and basil for an herby kick, but feel free to omit them for a more traditional peach sangria.

While I used yellow peaches, you could swap them for white peaches or add sliced apples, oranges, or strawberries for an extra-fruity twist.

How to Make Peach Sangria

Mix the ingredients in a large pitcher, and let it chill for at least a few hours (or overnight). It gets more peachy and herbaceous the longer it sits. When you’re ready to serve, pour into glasses and serve over ice. Cheers!

Ginger Peach Sangria

If you love this peach sangria recipe…

Try my classic margarita, watermelon margarita, mint julep, paloma, or hot toddy next!


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This easy peach sangria recipe is SO refreshing on hot summer days. Serve over ice, and enjoy!
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Recipe type: Beverage
Ingredients
  • 1 bottle white wine (a pinot grigio, chenin blanc, or similar)
  • 1 cup Grand Marnier
  • 3-4 peaches, sliced
  • Splash of ginger juice (or a bit of freshly grated ginger) (optional)
  • 1 lemon or lime, sliced
  • Handful of mint and/or basil
  • Handful of ice
Instructions
  1. Stir all ingredients together. Chill until you're ready to serve!
Notes
Option: Tone down the alcohol content by adding ½ to 1 cup sparkling water.

 

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  1. kristin from kristinwhatch.com
    08.08.2014

    i cannot believe that it’s august and i haven’t made sangria yet this summer. i’ve been wanting to try a recipe with basil and this looks perfect!

  2. Lauren from messykitchenhappybelly.com
    08.08.2014

    What a nice twist on the traditional version! The fresh peaches just keep coming in at our farmer’s markets and what a great way to use them. I like the idea of sparkling water too (not that I have anything against a lovely boozy beverage) but I think it would add a nice finish to the glass. Thanks for sharing!!

  3. I’ve been throwing peaches in Sangria like I grow them myself this summer!! I love it! This ginger peach combo is fantastic – definitely saving this 🙂

  4. Lyndsay from proseccointheparkblog.com
    08.08.2014

    This sounds amazing! I love the idea of adding ginger. I’m definitely going to have to add this to my summer “to make” list!

    prosecco in the park

  5. alicia from kitchenkonfidential.com
    08.08.2014

    Sangria is a MUST in the summer {or really, in my opinion, anytime!}. I love anything with ginger, and pairing it with the sweet summer fruit is absolute perfection 🙂

  6. 102 degrees?!?!!! ohmyohmy. can you buy a walk-in freezer and call it a tax write-off? also mint in sangria = HECK YES

  7. Eileen from hampiesandwiches.blogspot.com
    08.08.2014

    This sounds like the perfect thing to drink while lying around the backyard on a hot summer afternoon! Sunglasses and big floppy hat optional. 🙂

  8. omg these sounds divine! Now to have a summer bbq where I can make this to share so I don’t drink the entire thing lol

  9. dana from minimalistbaker.com
    08.08.2014

    this sounds amazing! adding it to my summer bucket list STAT.

  10. Now I know what I’m going to do with all those peaches on my table! Peaches, ginger, and grand marnier – what could go wrong??

  11. Yes to sangria! I have a ton of watermelon to use, so I’m thinking I’m going to need to make sangria happen!

  12. This sounds totally refreshing. I love the combination of flavors.

  13. Gahhh this weekend is going to be brutal. I’m planning on spending 99% of it in the pool. Maybe with a batch of this sangria — perfection!

  14. It’s funny as I haven’t made sangria this summer at all, not even once and now all I want is this sangria!!

  15. This looks like my kind of sangria! The can usually only drink one of the really sugary ones, but I could drink a lot of this 🙂 I got the peaches, wine, and herbs, I just need to grab some grand mariner!

  16. The photography is just amazing; makes me want to lean in and grab a glass.

  17. Tieghan from halfbakedharvest.com
    08.08.2014

    102 actually sounds kind of nice because summers are so cold in the mountains.
    Such a pretty drink and so summery!

  18. Wauw, just stopped by! Amazing photos and awesome recipe!

  19. OH MY GOSH! Can I please have a glass of that? Looks amazing!

    Saska
    workthathealth.blogspot.com

  20. Riley from mydailymorsel.com
    08.10.2014

    I’ll have to grab some peaches from the market and save this one for next weekend! Looks amazing!

  21. Elizabeth from themotherhubbardscupboard.com
    08.11.2014

    I can’t wait till it is summer here in Australia so I can try this! (or maybe I won’t wait) YUM! Thanks for sharing Liz x

  22. What a lovely white sangria! I’m loving the picture with the wooden spoon sloshing around all the goodness! Mmmmmm, I would use a big swig of that!
    🙂 Pinned!

    • jeanine
      08.21.2014

      ha, thanks 🙂 Didn’t quite have a utensil long enough to fit in that carafe!

  23. Having a very heavy hand, I chuckled when I read your note about toning down the alcohol. We have never thought to add basil to a cocktail but I borrowed your idea, and it was delicious. Just though I would stop by to share. Have a great week.

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