Watermelon & Berry Rosé Sangria

Summer time is sangria time! Put a fresh twist on the drink by using rosé wine and juicy watermelon and blackberries.

3 tablespoons Bourbon, or brandy, or vodka
2 tablespoons Granulated sugar
1 Medium orange, half squeezed and half sliced
2 cups Watermelon, cut into cubes
1 cup Blackberries
1 750 ml bottle Rose
1 cup Sparkling water
Fresh mint leaves, for garnish

Dissolve the sugar: In a large pitcher, add the bourbon, sugar, and orange juice (from half of the orange) and stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Add the fruit: Add the orange slices, watermelon, blackberries, and Rosé and stir until combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Finishing touches: Divide into glasses and top with ice, a splash of sparkling water, and mint leaves right before serving.

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