Apricot sangria cocktail

Hot days call for a refreshing summer sipper. This weekend, invite the girls over and mix up a pitcher of sangria to enjoy on the back deck. Cheers!


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Apricot sangria cocktail.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Behind the bar at Calgary’s Ox and Angela Amy Haynes works her magic, making this summertime sipper just for us!


  • 750 mL bottle white wine
  • 3 tbsp simple syrup*
  • 3 tbsp orange-blossom water
  • 1/3 cup apricot brandy
  • 2 thinly sliced oranges
  • 6 apricots, sliced into wedges (pit removed)
  • 2 cups club soda


  • Stir all ingredients except soda water in a pitcher. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Stir in soda water and ice just before serving.

*For simple syrup: Bring equal parts sugar and water to a boil. Remove from heat and cool before using

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