When autumn paints the town in gold and amber hues, it’s time to introduce flavors in our glass that echo the season’s warmth. Enter the Pear Sangria—a drink that marries the subtle sweetness of pears with the depth of red wine, creating an unmatched fall symphony.
Pear Sangria Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Chill Time: 4 hours | Serves: 4-6
- 1 bottle of white wine
- 2 ripe pears, thinly sliced
- 1 orange, thinly sliced
- 1 lemon, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup brandy or pear liqueur
- 2-3 tbsp agave syrup or honey (adjust to taste)
- 1 cup sparkling water or lemon-lime soda
- Ice cubes
- Fresh pear slices (for garnish)
In a large pitcher, layer the slices of pears, oranges, and lemons. Their vibrant colors will set the stage for this fall-forward drink.
Pour the Spirits
Gently pour in the red wine, brandy, or pear liqueur, and sweeten with agave syrup or honey.
Let It Mingle
Refrigerate the mixture for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight. This allows the flavors to meld and intensify.
Serve in Style
Fill glasses with ice cubes, pour the sangria ensuring each glass gets a good mix of fruit, and top off with sparkling water or lemon-lime soda for a touch of fizz.
Garnish and Glory
Adorn each glass with a fresh pear slice, letting the essence of fall shine through.
Pair this delectable Pear Sangria with your favorite taco varieties. The fruity undertones and wine richness perfectly complement spicy and savory taco fillings.
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