Red-Wine Cooler with Fresh Lime
Makes about 5 1/2 cups, serving 6
Recipe from Season 6 of Mexico - One Plate at a Time
2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
2/3 cup sugar
3 cups dry, fruity red wine, like Beaujolais, Zinfandel or any red table wines
1 cup sparkling water plus 1/4 cup for the lime syrup
4 to 6 wheels of lime, with a cut made on one side, for garnish
1. The lime-sugar syrup.
Mix together the lime juice, sugar and 1/4 cup sparkling water, stirring until the sugar dissolves.2. The sangria.
Just before serving pour the wine into a pitcher and stir in the sparkling water and lime syrup. Serve over ice in tall glasses, each garnished with a wheel of lime slipped onto the rim.