Moscato Sangria

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Moscato sangria is a deliciously sweet and refreshing cocktail. It’s an infused mixture of Moscato wine, fresh berries, oranges, a hint of raspberry liquor, and topped with sparkling soda. This will sure hit the spot for your next special occasion.

Sparkling water poured into Moscato Sangria.

Spring is just around the corner, which means more brunch and dinner parties on the calendar. And what’s a party without the perfect refreshment? Enter this moscato sangria!

This is a light and fruity play on your typical sangria, made with sweet Moscato wine, Chambord liqueur, berries and citrus. It’s easy to make and perfect for large crowds. Just mix all the ingredients in a large pitcher and serve it over ice with sparkling soda for a fizzy, festive drink.

What Is Moscato?

If you love a sweet white wine, this recipe is for you. Moscato is derived from the Muscat grape and produced in a few different variations in terms of color, fizziness and dryness. It’s a light wine with delicious fruity and floral notes. And it has a slightly lower alcohol content, making it the perfect dessert wine or brunch time spritzer.

Moscato sangria ingredients on kitchen counter.
Pitcher of Moscato sangria.

Moscato Sangria Ingredients

All you need for this cocktail are fruits, wine, liquor, and sparkling water. Here’s the rundown.

  • Orange: Feel free to use any type of orange, but I chose a blood orange for its rich color and raspberry-like flavor.
  • Berries: A combination of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries.
  • Moscato Wine: All Moscato wine works, whether it be white or rosé .
  • Fruity Liquor: I love Chambord as it has a black raspberry flavor that pairs well with the rest of the berries. But you can use any type of fruity liquor.
  • Sparkling Water: I’m using S.Pellegrino, but any fruity sparkling water works great, even La Croix.
Moscato sangria in a glass next to pitcher.

How To Make Moscato Sangria

In just 3 easy steps, you’ll have a beautiful and festive drink that’s ready to serve.

  1. Mix. Add all of the ingredients into a large pitcher and stir it all together.
  2. Chill. Let the pitcher chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours.
  3. Serve. Give the mixture a quick stir and fill each cup 2/3 full with the sangria. Then top it off with the sparkling water and/or add ice.
Moscato sangria in glass.

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Moscato sangria in glass.

Moscato Sangria

5 from 6 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan

Description

Moscato sangria is a deliciously sweet and refreshing cocktail made with Moscato wine and berries. It's the perfect fruity cocktail for any special occasion.

Ingredients 
 

  • 1 blood orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup halved strawberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 bottle (750ml) moscato wine
  • 1/3 cup Chambord liqueur
  • 12 oz sparkling water

Instructions 

  • Add all the ingredients to a large pitcher and stir together.
  • Let the pitcher chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours.
  • To serve, give the mixture a quick stir, and fill each cup 2/3 full. Then top it off with sparkling water and/or ice.

Nutrition

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: moscato sangria, moscato sangria recipe
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About the author

Lisa Bryan

Lisa is a bestselling cookbook author, recipe developer, and YouTuber (with over 2.5 million subscribers) living in sunny Southern California. She started Downshiftology in 2014, and is passionate about making healthy food with fresh, simple and seasonal ingredients.

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16 Comments

  1. Hi Lisa,

    What size pitcher did you make this in? More specifically, I have a 64 oz (8 cup) mason jar that I’d like to fill with this moscato sangria for a get-together next weekend. Any idea what I should do regarding ingredients? Should I just double the recipe? Thank you for your time!

    By the way, step 3 says to top it off with sparkling water — I’m assuming that’s not the entire 12oz of sparkling water you listed in the ingredients. Is that right?

    1. Hi! Yes, I would double the recipe for a larger pitcher. And no, you don’t have to use all the sparkling water. I just usually add a splash per glass. Enjoy!

  2. Step 1 mentioned all ingredients. Step 3 top off with sparkling water. Does the sparkling water go into step 1 for all ingredients?

    1. Hi Sharen – Thanks for clarifying! The sparkling water isn’t meant to be included in the first step. Just topped off at the end.

  3. Look at this sangria – it is truly one of a kind, and is such a fantastic way to sip on something delicious and entertaining!5 stars