If you enjoy making your own homemade sangria mixtures, then you need to try this perfectly sweet and tart recipe for making a 6-ingredient watermelon wine sangria. It will only take about 10 minutes of prep time and then one hour in the fridge to make what has pretty much instantly become my go to drink to unwind with.

How to Make Watermelon Wine Sangria

Here’s everything that you’ll need to do in order to prepare this watermelon wine sangria completely from scratch in 10 minutes or less:

  • Blend. Add the watermelon cubes and lime juice to a high power blender and blend shortly.
  • Strain. Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl.
  • Combine the ingredients. Add the watermelon juice, one bottle of dry white wine, vodka, and triple sec to a large pitcher and mix to combine.
  • Finish it off. Add the lime and orange slices.
  • Stir. Stir the mixture well.
  • Refrigerate. Cover the pitcher with plastic wrap and allow it to chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of one hour.
  • Serve. Serve over ice.

Watermelon Wine Sangria

Watermelon Wine Sangria

Watermelon Wine Sangria

2 Quick Tips for Making Wine Sangria

Making homemade wine sangria drinks can be something of an art form. With that in mind, here are a few of our top tips that should have you on your way to becoming a sangria making pro in no time:

  • Give the sangria adequate time to soak. All good wine sangrias will need time to chill in order for the ingredients to soak. With that in mind, a general rule of thumb that you can follow is to aim to prepare your sangria anywhere between 30 minutes to 2 hours prior to serving (unless the recipe specifically states otherwise).
  • Fresh or frozen fruit? You decide. It’s perfectly fine to use whatever option you prefer between fresh or frozen fruit when it comes to making your own homemade wine sangria. I quite often tend to use frozen fruit for the sole reason being that it tends to be slightly cheaper and easier to keep stored when compared with fresh fruit.

Watermelon Wine Sangria

Watermelon Wine Sangria

How to Store Watermelon Wine Sangria

You’re going to want to keep your watermelon wine sangria covered with plastic wrap and stored in the fridge for a minimum of one hour after mixing it together.

Beyond that though, you’ll also be able to keep the sangria stored in the fridge like this until it goes bad. Typically, homemade wine sangria recipes like this one will keep for up to 4 to 5 days when properly stored.

Watermelon Wine Sangria

Watermelon Wine Sangria

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6-Ingredient Watermelon Wine Sangria (Perfectly Sweet and Tart)

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 10


  • 6 cups 1 inch watermelon cubes, seeds and rind discarded
  • 1 750-ml bottle dry white wine
  • 1 cup vodka
  • ½ cup triple sec
  • 1 medium lime, sliced
  • 1 medium orange sliced


  • Add the watermelon and lime juice to a high powder blender and blend shortly. 
  • Pour the mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. 
  • In a large pitcher combine the watermelon juice, white wine, vodka and triple sec. 
  • Add the lime and orange slices. 
  • Stir well.
  • Cover with plastic wrap.
  • Let chill in refrigerator for at least one hour. 
  • Serve over ice.
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Emma Kelly

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