Made from New Zealand sauvignon blanc and kiwis! Simple syrup is an ingredient used often in Sangria recipes. It is a mixture of sugar to water in equal parts. Make some in advance; it can be stored in a covered container in your refrigerator for weeks.–Kim Haasarud
New Zealand Kiwi Sangria Recipe
Hands-On Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 4 hours | Serves about 6
- For the simple syrup
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup hot water
- For the sangria
- 1 bottle New Zealand sauvignon blanc
- 1/4 cup Midori melon liqueur
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup simple syrup
- 6 kiwis, peeled and sliced (use both the green and gold, for variation in flavor and color)
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- Soda water or 7-Up, if desired
- Make the simple syrup
- 1. In a small bowl, glass, or empty, clean wine bottle, combine the sugar with the hot water and stir, or shake bottle, until completely dissolved. Let cool completely before using.
- Make the sangria
- 2. Combine all of the ingredients except the soda or 7-Up in a large ceramic or glass container and stir well.
- 3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
- 4. Serve over ice and top with soda or 7-Up, if desired.
New Zealand Kiwi Sangria Recipe © 2008 Kim Haasarud. Photo © 2008 Alexandra Grablewski. All rights reserved.