Refreshing Rosé Summer Sangria is perfect for cooling off in the summer heat. Wow your guests and serve up this easy rosé sangria recipe at your next party!

Refreshing Rosé Summer Sangria with berries.

Rosé Summer Sangria With Berries

Summer is all about relaxing with a good book in one hand and a cold drink in the other. Or Maybe even a drink in both hands if it’s been one of those days. The more fruity and cute the drink is, the more I feel in that summer mode. Don’t ask why, that’s just how it is for me, and I go with it.

The freshness of summer berries makes for the perfect refreshing cocktail. My love for berries and rosé wine is what lead me to make this amazing Rosé Summer Sangria With Berries. 

Pink Summer Sangria with berries. Opening bottle of rose with The Original Rabbit Cork Screw

An Easy Rosé Sangria

I love making fun cocktails with wine, but I always hate fighting with wine bottle opener to get the cork out, and breaking at least one nail trying to remove the foil first.

All of my fights ended when we got the Rabbit Wine Opener for Christmas this year! If you haven’t heard of this you have to look it up. It makes removing the cork a breeze. You’ll never experience the broken cork fail ever again.

What’s almost better than the opener itself is the foil cutter it comes with. They give you a perfect little cutter that goes around the top of the bottle to make a perfect cut on the foil, removing only what’s necessary to get to the cork.

This opener is seriously life-changing for any regular wine drinker and totally worth the money.

Refreshing Pink Summer Sangria with berries and rosé

What is Sangria?

A traditional sangria is actually a Spanish drink made with red wine, fruit, orange juice, and brandy. The mix of juices and wine gives it a deep red color and is part of how it got the name sangria. It comes from the Spanish word “sangre” which means blood.

Since its origin, the drink has been adapted and customized over and over to make a whole variety of sangria drinks. You can now find both red and white sangrias, made with all different kinds of juices and wines.

The main components you need to make a sangria of some sort are wine, fresh fruit, juice, and either rum or brandy.

pouring rosé for a Pink Summer Sangria with rosé.

How to Choose the Perfect Rosé

So, first things first, you’ll want to pick out the perfect bottle of rosé for this summer sangria. How do you do that? Here’s how:

  • Rosé runs from sweet to dry, depending on where it’s from and what the base is.
  • Rosé made from pinot noir (what’s used in this recipe) is a dry rosé, and ones with a Riesling or Moscato base are sweeter
  • Choosing rosé from Oregon is usually a good choice for a decent bottle at a cheaper price.
  • Most rosé made in California is on the sweeter side.
adding berries into pitcher with rosé to make a Pink Summer Sangria

How To Make A Summer Sangria

Now, the alcohol may be what draws you to this recipe, but once you try it, it’s the fresh berries (and probably the alcohol) that will keep you coming back for more.

Once all the liquids are mixed together, you drop in some of your favorite fresh summer berries. We used strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, and it was perfect!

stirring pitcher of Rosé Summer Sangria with berries.

Rosé Sangria Recipe with Berries

All the berries make this sangria look just as good as it tastes! The blueberries tend to settle at the bottom, so you might want to give the drink a good gentle stir before pouring.

Pouring a Rosé Summer Sangria with berries.

Summer’s Most Refreshing Sangria Recipe

Once all the liquids are mixed, and the berries are put in, you’re ready to pour yourself a big glass of the perfect rosé summer sangria. In no time you’ll be feeling the summer relaxation set in.

These drinks, while beautiful and innocent in appearance, can be misleading. I will warn you that this is a pretty strong drink. Of course, you can adjust the amount of alcohol for your preference, but if you follow the recipe remember to drink responsibly.

Pink Summer Sangria with berries.

How To Serve A Summer Sangria

These drinks are a cocktail great for serving at any party or gathering. They can be perfectly paired with a number of summer recipes, like  Asparagus Pasta Salad, Grilled Orange Fig Glazed Turkey Burgers, or grilled lemon dill salmon and grilled peppers with goat cheese.

Don’t forget to finish the night off with something sweet! This No-Bake No-Bale Peanut Butter Pie is always a crowd-pleaser!

Pink Summer Sangria with berries.

Your New Favorite Summer Cocktail – Rosé Summer Sangria

Don’t waste any more time, go and mix up a few of these summer sangria drinks and enjoy the rest of your summer day. We all deserve it right?

You won’t regret having a pitcher of these in your fridge all summer long!

This quick and simple Rosé Summer Sangria is perfect for cooling off in the summer heat. Wow your guests by serving sangria made with fresh berries, rosé wine, and kicked up with white rum at your next party or BBQ. Print full recipe at #cocktail #sangria #rosé #wine #strawberry

Rosé Summer Sangria needs to become part of your summer cocktail arsenal along with a Frozen Raspberry Margarita, Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules and Beergaritas.

What’s your favorite summer libation?

Refreshing Rosé Summer Sangria with berries.

Rosé Summer Sangria with Berries

Yield: 8-10 servings
Additional Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

This quick and simple Rosé Summer Sangria is perfect for cooling off in the summer heat. Wow your guests by serving rosé sangria made with fresh berries, rosé wine, and kicked up with white rum at your next party or BBQ.


  • 1 bottle (750ml) rosé
  • 2½ cups white cran-strawberry juice
  • 2 cups white rum (can be adjusted to your preference)
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher. Stir gently to mix. Refrigerate until serving.
  2. When ready to serve, give the pitcher another gentle stir and pour into glasses over ice, if desired.


  • You may want to reserve some fruit to add to glasses when serving.
  • This recipe can easily be halved. Just be sure to re-cork the rosé and store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 117Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 15mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g

Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin, and freshness of ingredients used and are just estimates. We encourage, especially if these numbers are important to you, to calculate these on your own for most accurate results.

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