Apricot sangria cocktail


Apricot sangria cocktail

Apricot sangria cocktail (Photo by Roberto Caruso)

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!


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


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

Chatelaine Quenchers: How to make strawberry sangria

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

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