Mojito sangria


Mojito sangria

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

Mix up this traditional cocktail and say cheers to summer.


  • 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 tbsp simple syrup
  • 8 oz white rum
  • 4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 500 mL chilled sauvingon blanc or pinot grigio white wine
  • 500 to 750 mL chilled soda water


  • MUDDLE mint and syrup in a shaker.
  • FILL with ice. Add rum and lime juice.
  • SHAKE, then pour into a pitcher. Chill for an hour.
  • TOP with white wine and soda.
  • TO make simple syrup: Mix 1 cup granulated sugar with 1 cup water in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Transfer to a jar and chill. Keeps well, refrigerated, up to 2 weeks.

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