The Modern Girl Sangria
Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. It's time to have some much needed refreshing outdoor fun. The kind of fun the winter months can't provide, like hanging out with friends and watching the sunrise, patio dining, outdoor music festivals, going to the beach or spending a Saturday at the lake.
Before my life got super busy. I can remember having a life this time of year. Oh, Fun! Outside dining with friends, having barbeques, road trips, looking for outdoor venues with live music. I didn't care about the genre of music or the performing band. I only wanted to dance outside, meet up with friends, meet new people and have a great cocktail.
It's great on a sunny summer day and even better when you add fruit or soda water.
Nowadays with fitness being mainstream people want to know what's going into their body and will it add extra pounds with it or will they have to sacrifice something later. I like a variety of mixed drinks. But for the modern spring and summer girl, a refreshing semi-sweet sangria may be the drink for you and is a perfect go-to for any occasion.
Here are 5 Spring and Summer Sangrias for the modern girl.
1. Felix Sol de Espana Sangria
It does not get any better than this Light-bodied sangria. Also known as Sangria Blanca (depends on the packaging), this true sangria produced in Northwest Spain by the best Felix Solis. Made from Albariño white grapes and a variety of fruit that gives it a burst of fruit flavors.
You will enjoy drinking this sangria on special occasions in the spring and summer.
• Alcohol 7% volume
• Calories 148 per 3 oz
• Carbohydrates 14.5 grams
2. Eppa Sangria Red Suprafruita
This is the right sangria taste for a red wine pallette. It has note characteristics of Cabernet and subtle sweetness with a black currant taste. A great sangria for late summer nights. Try this sangria over ice with soda water or a shot of Gin.
• Alcohol 9% volume
• Calories 140 per 5 oz
• Carbohydrates 17 grams
3. Barefoot Red Sangria
It's a sweet blend of fruit with a mellow taste and great over ice. It has hints of oranges, grapefruit, and lemons which gives it a citrus taste. It's great for spring, summer and in the fall.
• Alc. 11% volume
• Calories 147 per 8 oz
• Carbohydrates 17 grams
4. Skinnygirl White Sangria
If you want a refreshing sangria that's lightly sweetened try Skinnygirl. Made with white grapes and naturally sweetened with Agave Nectar. It's great on a sunny summer day and even better when you add fruit or soda water.
• Alc. 10.5% volume
• Calories 134 per 5 oz
• Carbohydrates 22 grams
5. Welcher's Non-Alcohol Sangria
This is for the responsible girl who wants to control the alcohol content or wants no alcohol but still wants a sangria taste. It's a great sangria for any season.
• No Added Sugar and Non-GMO
• 111 calories per 11 oz
• Carbohydrates 27 grams