Midday Fix: Watermelon Sangria and details on this weekend’s Sangria Festival

Israel Fernandez, Beverage Consultant

Sangria Festival Chicago - August 18 & 19 12 p.m.-10 p.m. both days

3021 W. Division St.



Recipe as follows (single serve)


  • 2oz White Wine
  • 2oz Watermelon Juice
  • 1oz Don Julio Blanco
  • 0.5oz Triple Sec
  • 0.5oz Fresh Lime Juice

For a larger batch:


  • 1btl (750mL) White Wine
  • 1btl (750mL) Watermelon Juice
  • 1.5cups Don Julio Blanco (12oz)
  • 6oz Triple Sec
  • 6oz Lime Juice (about six limes)


Combine the juices first, then add the triple sec, then the wine, then tequila, add ice and garnish with fresh cut fruit.  Adjust measurements to your liking.