Zen Sangria

Kerry Simon's Asian-style sangria combines Sauvignon Blanc with green tea-flavored vodka, but it can be made with plain or citrus vodka as well.


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  • Servings: 10
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  • One 750-milliliter bottle dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2 1/2 cups pomegranate juice, chilled
  • 2 1/2 cups pear nectar, chilled
  • 2 1/2 cups apricot nectar, chilled
  • 1 cup green-tea vodka (see Note)
  • Ice
  • 1 Anjou or Bartlett pear, thinly sliced, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a pitcher, combine the wine with the pomegranate juice, pear and apricot nectars and vodka; refrigerate until chilled, 20 minutes. Pour into glasses over ice, garnish with the pear slices and serve.


Charbay brand green-tea vodka is available at large liquor stores.

Contributed By Photo © Matthew Hranek Published June 2008

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