Summer’s here and we need sangria. This season, we’ve made a vow to drop our usual, last-minute Carlo Rossi + whatever half-rotten fruit we have in our fridge and switch over to fresh, thirst-quenching options, perfect for impressing vino-loving friends. We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite sangria recipes for summer, ranging from savory, herb-driven sippers to mouthwatering, tropical fruit creations. For any sangria naysayers out there, we dare you to say the same after this lineup.

Rosé Sangria

This rose sangria is perfect for the summer season
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This one’s summer in your mouth. This insane collaboration between summer’s two most popular beverages is the answer to all of your evening aperitif needs. Plus, Chambord and fresh raspberries? Say no more.

Raspberry Mango Sangria

This raspberry mango sangria is perfect for the summer season
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Tart raspberries and juicy mango just go hand in hand. Plus, mint has some serious cooling properties, perfect for beating the heat on those hot summer afternoons. This option really has it all.

Peach Cherry Sangria

This peach cherry sangria is perfect for the summer season
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What to do with all those ripe cherries and peaches? Take advantage of all of summer’s favorite flavors and throw them into a wine-based beverage, of course! Don’t forget the peach vodka for an extra boozy kick.

Savory Cucumber Herb Sangria

This savory cucumber herb sangria is perfect for the summer season
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We know, this probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of sangria, but this savory sipper is the perfect break from sugar-ridden summer beverages. Cucumber, mint, and basil? We’re in.

Farmer’s Market Sangria

This Farmer's Market Sangria is a perfect sangria recipe for summer

What’s fresh, fruit-forward, and straight from the farmer’s market? This sangria, of course! Well, not exactly, but the ingredients are. There’s nothing better than utilizing seasonal, local ingredients in your favorite summer recipes. Start today with this juicy, crowd-pleasing sangria!

Sparkling Citrus Sangria

This sparkling citrus sangria is perfect for the summer season
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Sangria that sparkles? Be prepared to be hooked. Moscato adds a balancing sweetness to this ultra-citrusy sipper, while the fresh fruit additions keep the beverage refreshing and light.

Tropical Sangria

This tropical sangria is perfect for the summer season
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So you might not be able to make it to the Caribbean this summer, but fear not! We’ve got just the recipe for you. Tropical fruit, pineapple juice, and Malibu rum? This is basically a Pina Colada with wine. We’ll take it.

Watermelon Sangria

This watermelon sangria is perfect for the summer season
Photo via Jennifer Meyering

Because really, nothing says summer like watermelon everything. Sweet, hydrating, and downright refreshing, there’s nothing we’d rather be consuming on a hot summer day. Water(melon) into wine? Works for us.