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Lychee Sangria

Lychee Sangria

This lychee sangria is a winner. Easy to make and super refreshing, it is destined to be a party favorite. It smells wonderful, tastes great, and is an ideal beverage to sip on during warm summer nights.
Yield: about 1 liter
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: lychee cocktail, lychee sangria, white wine sangria, white wine lychee
Servings: 6
Author: Maryanne Cabrera


  • 750 ml bottle Sauvignon Blanc
  • ½ cup St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 20 oz canned lychee in heavy syrup, drain but reserve syrup
  • ¾ cup reserved lychee syrup
  • 2 limes, sliced thin
  • fresh lychee, to garnish


  • In a large pitcher combine Sauvignon Blanc, St. Germain, drained lychees, ¾ cup reserved lychee syrup and thinly sliced limes.  Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours to allow flavors to infuse.  (Allowing sangria to chill overnight is best.)
  • Stir before serving. Serve chilled, with ice if desired. Garnish with fresh lychees.


  • Look for canned lychee with minimal ingredients. It should just be: lychees, water, sugar.
  • Fresh lychees are available at Asian supermarkets. They are often at Trader Joe's- however they will be twice as expensive.