Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of summer with our Blushing Nectarine Sangria, a refreshing and fruity libation that perfectly complements the tropical ambiance of our poolside paradise. Bursting with the sweetness of ripe nectarines, the zing of citrus, and the aromatic essence of fresh mint, this sangria is a true celebration of the season. As you bask in the sun and dip your toes in the pool at our Tropical Pool Party, sip on this delightful concoction and let the blushing hues and vibrant flavors transport you to an island escape of pure bliss.


  • 1 3-inch strip of orange peel
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • a bottle of white zinfandel (750 ml)
  • 3 ripe fresh nectarines
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 bottle of club soda (1 liter)
  • several sprigs of mint


  1. In a bowl, bruise the orange peel with sugar to release oils. Pit and crush one of the nectarines; add to bowl with wine, stirring to blend. Let steep in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
  2. Strain the mixture into a pitcher; stir in orange and lemon juices. Pit and slice the remaining 2 nectarines and add to pitcher. Pour in club soda just before serving.

Serve over ice in large glasses.