I love Labor Day weekend. It seems to be the defining weekend of the summer, bringing together all the best of the warm months: good friends, good food, good weather (hopefully!) and lazy days before the Fall crush – and for all you moms out there – the knowledge that school is literally just around the corner!
If you are entertaining this weekend, impress party guests by allowing late summer fruit to take center stage at cocktail hour. With farmer’s markets and grocers overflowing with ripe peaches, fresh apricots, and the first apples of the season, this Late Summer Sangria recipe from VOGA Italia will help you savor the last days of summer. Featuring VOGA Moscato wine, the moscato offers subtle bubbles to any white sangria recipe, with light floral notes that blend perfectly with peach and citrus flavors. Even if you aren’t entertaining, VOGA Italia’s Summer Sangria is a wonderfully refreshing drink to enhance any late summer meal.
VOGA Italia’s Late Summer Sangria
- 1 Bottle of VOGA Italia Moscato Wine
- 1 12 oz. bottle of Peach Beer (VOGA recommends using Dogfish Head’s Festina Pêche or Lindemans Pêche Lambic)
- 3 oz. Triple Sec
- 2 sliced peaches
- 2 sliced apricots
- 1 sliced Granny Smith apple
- 1 sliced lemon
- 1 sliced lime
- 1/2 liter club soda
Pour wine and beer in a large pitcher and add sliced peach, apricot, apple, lemon and lime. Next add triple sec and stir gently. Chill mixture for at least one hour, and top with club soda and stir before serving.
We at The Fashionable Housewife wish you and your family a safe and happy Labor Day weekend, and as always, please drink responsibly.