Watermelon-White Balsamic Sangria

 

Warmer weather has us looking forward to a cool, refreshing sangria at the end of a long work week. This recipe features our Fondo di Trebbiano® White Balsamic Glaze, which is a reduction of white balsamic vinegar and and white trebbiano grape must. This exquisite product is made using local Italian ingredients and bottled at the source, then imported exclusively for Sid Wainer & Son.

In this cocktail, the vinegar helps add brightness without making the cocktail too sweet overall, allowing the fresh watermelon to truly shine.

Cheers!

 

Watermelon-White Balsamic Sangria

 

ingredients


1 ea Large Seedless Watermelon / skin removed / diced

½ C Fondo di Trebbiano® White Balsamic Glaze

3 ea Fresh Limes / juiced & zested

1 btl Sparkling Rosé

1 ea Lime / for garnish / cut into wedges

 

method


In a blender, combine watermelon, balsamic glaze, lime juice and zest, and blend until smooth and no watermelon pieces remain. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and put into a large pitcher. Upon serving, add the bottle of rosé, ice, and lime wedges.

 
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White Balsamic and Cranberry Kir Royale

 

You might be asking yourself, "what on earth is a Kir?". Trust us, it's not a typo. A Kir is a classic French wine cocktail that dates back to the mid twentieth century. The original recipe calls for white wine and crème de casis, which evolved into the Kir Royale, made with champagne. Our recipe is a holiday-themed take on the Kir Royale, which is as refreshing as it is stunning. Serve this as an aperitif at your next gathering this social season.

 

White Balsamic and Cranberry Kir Royale

 

Ingredients


½ oz Fondo Di Trebbiano® White Balsamic

5 oz Champagne / chilled

Frozen Cranberries / as garnish

 
 

Method


Add white balsamic to a champagne flute or wine glass. Add cranberries, then top off the glass with Champagne and serve.