Watermelon Sangria – Like Summer In a Glass

Jul 23 by in Recipes tagged , , , with 1 comment


The hot days of summer call for a cool, refreshing drink. This simple recipe for Watermelon Sangria is a great way to use up one of summer’s signature fruits and keep your thirst quenched. It’s perfect for a summer barbecue or backyard party.

Watermelon Sangria
2 lbs seedless watermelon, peeled and cubed
½ pound watermelon cut into balls with a melon baller (for garnish)
1 bottle dry white wine (Arbor Day Farm’s Porter’s Pride is an excellent choice)
6 oz vodka
4 oz Grand Marnier
2 oz Midori
2 oz simple syrup

Puree the cubed watermelon in a blender. Strain through a fine strainer into a pitcher. Add all other ingredients, stir well, and pour over ice. Garnish with skewered watermelon balls.

Cheers to summer!
Until next time,
The Food & Beverage Team at Lied Lodge

The Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge & Conference Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska, serves breakfast lunch and dinner seven days a week. Make your reservation: 800-546-5433, or email us your food questions.

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One Comment

  • Lillygrillzit says:

    I cannot wait for the first fresh, juicy delicious watermelons to come out of Hope, AR and put this together for a family gathering. Thank you.

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