#FridayCocktail – Spanish-inspired Sparkling Sangria
Inspired by the Mediterranean sun, fruit and wine of Spain, this #FridayCocktail will have your guests dreaming of tiled rooftops and white-washed walls. Serve outdoors, in the early evening hours, with a selection of delicious tapas. ¡Salud!
1 cup of Cointreau or Grand Marnier
2 bottles of Cava – chilled
1 tablespoon of finely granulated sugar
2 oranges – thinly sliced
1 lemon – thinly sliced
1 lime – thinly sliced
2 peaches – stones removed; quartered
In a large pitcher, combine the Cointreau or Grand Marnier and sugar.
Stir until sugar is dissolved.
Add your lemon, lime, peaches and 1 orange, saving remaining one for garnish.
Top with Cava.
Serve as is, or over ice, in a large wine glass. Garnish with an orange slice.
For a little additional colour, throw in a few frozen raspberries.