Simple Summer Sangria with Mango and Strawberries

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summer sangria recipe

What’s Up, Hungry People

It’s the easiest sangria you’ll ever make.

I used to not like wine. Maybe it was because I was raised on “church wine” that all other wine lost its appeal. But then when I turned 28, something happened. I started straight up craving wine.

Since then, I’ve been on a vino-journey to find any kind of wine I will actually enjoy while I drink it. Lately, I’ve been on a sangria kick – but not just any sangria; a ‘sangria by the glass’ style of drinking. Sure, I can make an entire bottle of sangria, but I’ve been LOVING these solo sangria glasses which make it so that I can enjoy a glass or two without getting completely sloshed. Plus, using frozen fruit helps chill down freshly purchased room temperature wine – so extra bonus points for that!

Of course, you can make this recipe with any of your favorite wines or make it in a big batch. I find most wine bottles will have about 5-8 glasses of wine, so whichever kind you choose, you can duplicate the amount of ingredients to suit your personal tastes.

sangria by the glass recipe

Here’s What You Need

  • White wine (Riesling recommended) – The base of our sangria, offering a crisp, fruity flavor.
  • Frozen strawberries – Adds a sweet, berry twist and keeps the drink cold.
  • Frozen mangoes – Brings a tropical vibe and natural sweetness.
  • Lime juice – Adds a zesty, refreshing tang.
summer sangria by the glass

Let’s… Drink!

Per Glass: First, grab a glass and let’s get started. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of lime juice to your glass. Next, toss in 4-5 frozen strawberries and 4-5 mango chunks. The frozen fruit not only adds flavor but also chills your drink without watering it down. Now, pour your wine over the fruit until the glass is full. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes if you can wait – this helps the fruit thaw a bit and infuses the wine with their flavors. But hey, if you’re impatient like me, go ahead and dive in!

By the Bottle: If you’re hosting a party or just feeling extra thirsty, it’s time to make a big batch. In a large pitcher, combine a whole bottle of white wine, 1 cup of frozen strawberries, 1 cup of frozen mangoes, and 1/4 cup of lime juice. Give it a good stir. Then, chill it in the fridge for at least an hour before serving. This allows all the flavors to mingle and develop. When you’re ready to serve, pour into glasses and enjoy the refreshing burst of fruity goodness.

Tips for Perfect Sangria

  • Choose the Right Wine: A fruity white wine like Riesling works best. Avoid overly sweet or dry wines for a balanced flavor.
  • Frozen Fruit Hack: Using frozen fruit is a game-changer. It chills your drink and slowly releases flavor as it thaws.
  • Adjust to Taste: Feel free to tweak the amount of lime juice or fruit based on your personal preference. There’s no wrong way to enjoy sangria!
  • Chill Time: Letting the sangria chill for at least an hour helps the flavors blend beautifully. If you’re in a hurry, a quick chill in the freezer for 15-20 minutes works too.
  • Serving Size: A standard bottle of wine yields about 5-8 glasses. Scale up or down depending on your needs, and remember, sangria is all about having fun!
simple summer sangria recipe

There you have it, the easiest sangria you’ll ever make! Whether you’re enjoying a solo glass or sharing a pitcher with friends, this sangria is a refreshing treat perfect for any occasion. The combination of Riesling, frozen strawberries, mangoes, and a splash of lime juice makes for a drink that’s both delicious and cooling. Plus, the flexibility to make it by the glass or by the bottle means you can always have just the right amount. So grab your ingredients and enjoy a taste of summer anytime you want. Cheers to simple, tasty drinks!

summer sangria

Summer Sangria

The Starving Chef
A refreshing sangria featuring Riesling, frozen strawberries, mangoes, and a zesty splash of lime juice.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Course Drinks, Summer
Cuisine Alcohol, Cocktails
Servings 8



  • 1 bottle white wine riesling recommended
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup frozen mangoes
  • ¼ cup lime juice



  • Add 1/2 tablespoon lime juice, 4-5 frozen strawberries, and 4-5 mango chunks per glass. Pour wine over and let set for 5-10 minutes to thaw the fruit (optional).


  • In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients and stir. Chill for at least one hour.
Keyword fruit, mango, strawberries, wine
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