Sparkling Melon Ball Sangria

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SipSmarter #CollectiveBias. You should consult your physician before consuming Fre and this Melon Ball Sangria, if you are pregnant or have any health concerns regarding alcohol.

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Fre Melon Sangria

As you may have noticed, I’ve been on a cocktail kick lately.

I’m excited to share with you all these refreshing cocktail ideas, that are great for any summer party!

It is summer and fruit drinks are trending! This Melon Ball Sangria is so refreshing. And cool looking with the melon balls inside the glass.

The possibilities to create delicious and impressive cocktails are endless!

This sparkling melon ball sangria is very easy to make, sweet and full of summer flavor. It is also perfect for entertaining!

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Brut Sangria

 

All you need for this Melon Ball Sangria (the hardest part in making this pitcher cocktail) is – get your melon baller into use.

Then transfer balls to a pitcher, top them with sweet sparkling Brut, fruit juice and soda water. It really is that simple!

Ant the best part -this melon sangria is made with alcohol removed wine. How exciting ! Sip smarter my friends!

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I was recently given the opportunity to try Fre Alcohol Removed Wines. They are perfect to enjoy during summer. They have the following varieties: Brut, Red Blend, Chardonnay or Merlot.

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Fre Wines

Fre wines provide an alternative beverage for people who cannot or choose not to consume alcohol. They are also a great base for mocktail recipes.

Through the de-alcoholization process of producing Fre, less than one half of one percent of alcohol remains in the wine.

The finished product is a fresh, delicious beverage with all of the characteristic aromas and flavors of premium wine, but with less than 0.5% alcohol and half the calories of traditional wine.

I think an alcohol removed cocktail is a great and convenient idea for any summer party! This will be the perfect addition to the menu for my husband’s birthday party. The mellon balls make it even more fun and festive.

If you don’t own a melon baller or have no time to scoop out the balls, you can just chop the fruit. If you choose to use a melon baller and would like to try and create the perfect balls, make sure you press hard into the flesh of the melon, so it touches the back of the baller, then scoop. This way you’ll avoid getting a flat surface.

Hope you like this easy summer drink! I shared how I sip smarter. What would you pair with Fre wine?

For more information, feel free to visit their Facebook page, follow them on Twitter:@FreWines, Pinterest and YouTube.

 

 

 

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Sparkling Melon Ball Sangria
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This sparkling melon ball sangria is very easy to make, sweet and full of summer flavor. It is also perfect for entertaining!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 254 kcal
Author: Lyubomira from CookingLSL
Ingredients
  • 1 small watermelon , balled
  • 1 small cantaloupe , balled
  • 1 small honeydew melon , balled
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice (optional)
  • 1/4 cup watermelon juice
  • 1/4 cup cantaloupe juice
  • 1/4 cup honeydew juice
  • 1 bottle Fre Brut Wine
  • 2 12 oz cans soda water (or more)
  • mint leaves for garnishing
  • lemon and lime slices for garnishing
Instructions
  1. Scoop out melon balls (if you haven't doe so).
  2. Reserve 1/4 cup of each - watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew melon juice. You can blend left over pieces of fruit (after making the balls) and then strain the juice. (3/4 cup juice needed).
  3. In a large pitcher place mellon balls. Add pineapple (optional) and melon juice. Add Bruit wine, then soda water. (Use more or less soda, depending on how sweet you prefer the drink).
  4. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Sparkling Melon Ball Sangria
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Potassium 1189mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 63g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 54g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 112.3%
Vitamin C 121.8%
Calcium 5.8%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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