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Yum Alert: Strawberry Basil Sangria

Written by Olga

Looking for a chill cocktail to sip on while sunbathing on a Saturday? Check out the strawberry and basil sangria.

What better way is there to relax and enjoy the beautiful spring New York weather than lounging on your terraceΒ fire escape and drinking a chilled glass of sangria? This strawberry basil recipe is perfect for a nice drink while sunning yourself on a Saturday afternoon. Image and recipe via Tree Hugger.


Β½ lb of fresh strawberries

1 apple

1 ounce of fresh whole basil leaves

1 bottle of Cline Cellar’s Cool Climate Chardonnay

Β½ cup organic sugar

1 cup of club soda

1 cup of white grape juice


For full directions and a video(!) click here.

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Olga is a fast talking East Coast girl who takes no bull or prisoners. When not kicking a$$ and taking names, she can be found being awesome up and down the East Village. In her down time, Olga practices power yoga and drinks hand-crafted cocktails - sometimes at once.

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