Cucumber Melon Sangria | Nik Snacks

You are MINT to be chilling with this Cucumber Melon Sangria recipe.

Your favorite Riesling or other semi-sweet white wine pairs perfectly with the botanicals of gin, diced cantaloupe and a fresh minty garnish. It's exactly what you need to chillout for the weekend. ENJOY!

What is sangria?

Why is it called sangria?

The word "sangria" comes from the Latin word for blood. Traditional sangria's reddish hue is a result of the red wine used to make it.

What is traditional sangria made of?

What is sangria made of? Traditional Spanish sangria is made with red wine, water, herbs, spices, and fruit. Today's sangrias have a wide variety of ingredients, and each recipe is different. Soda and brandy are common modern additions.

What is the best wine for sangria?

Do you eat the fruit in sangria?

NIKKI SAYS RELAX #SangriaSaturday IS HERE. Be as cool as a cucumber. As cool as a cucumber dripped in melon, gin and fresh mint can be!

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Nikki Miller-Ka

Nikki Miller-Ka

Ms. Miller-Ka is a classically trained chef with a BA in English from East Carolina University and a Culinary Arts Associate Degree from Le Cordon Bleu-Miami.

Formerly, she’s worked as a researcher, an editorial assistant, reporter and guest blogger for various publications and outlets in the Southeast. She has also worked as a catering chef, a pastry chef, a butcher, a baker, and a biscuit-maker. Presently, she is a food editor, freelance food writer, and a tour guide for Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours.

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