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Peach And Elderflower Sangria

Peach And Elderflower Sangria


1 bottle floral fruity white wine- viognier, pinot grigio, riesling
3 ripe peaches, plus more for garnish
¼ Cup Elderflower liquor like St Germain ( or sub another fruity or floral liqueur- see notes)
¼ Cup sugar
¼ Cup water
Handful fresh herbs- mint, basil, lemon balm, lemon verbena, or lemon thyme


Let peaches ripen on kitchen counter a day or two until fragrant and slightly soft.
Bring sugar, water and a handful of herbs to a simmer, in a small pot on the stove, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool, either overnight in the fridge for more an even more intense herb flavor, or just for a few minutes. Slice peaches.
Place peaches, wine, herbed simple syrup and a splash or two of Elder flower liquor ( St. Germaine) in a pitcher or large mason jar.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. It will become more and more flavorful if left overnight or even for a couple days. Peaches may brown slightly , but will taste better and better.
If serving to guests, strain out the browning peaches, and replace with freshly sliced peaches, and handful of fresh herbs and serve over ice.
Try Our St Germain Elderflower Liqueur with this recipe! https://www.willowpark.net/products/st-germain-elderflower-liqueur-1