Try This: Mother's Day Sparkling Sangria

Celebrate Mother's Day with this refreshing spring sangria.
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We’ll be the first to admit: all of the time-consuming prepping and planning for special occasion get-togethers can leave us exhausted and frazzled before our guests even arrive.

Pear Sangria

This Mother’s Day, we’re sticking to our treasured low-key recipes. We’re serving a simple (and healthy) brunch with our tried-and-true morning sangria:


  • 1 bottle of Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc

  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar

  • 1 cup pear nectar

  • 3 pears, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup sparkling water (we used Peach-Pear La Croix)


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the wine and sugar. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the pear nectar and pear slices.

  2. Refrigerator pitcher and let the sangria sit for at least 2 hours and up to 6 hours.

  3. Fill glasses with crushed ice and top with sparking water. Garnish with fresh mint.

Pear Sangria

Here's to shifting our energy to the moments that matter. Cheers, sweet Clementines!

All images © Stella Blackmon.

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