Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

We remembered to take the picture first this time

We remembered to take the picture first this time

We bought a new variety of watermelon (orange!) at the farmers market. We hated it. We bought a new white wine at the liquor store. We hated it. We put them together to create a new drink. We loved it. Funny what a little simple syrup and lime juice with do.

Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

  • 5 cups watermelon
  • 2 cups white wine
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 12 ounces soda water

Remove as many seeds as possible from the watermelon and puree in a blender. Place a fine-mesh sieve over a large bowl and strain juice through to remove and pulp and seeds. Pour juice in a pitcher and add lime juice, wine and simple syrup to taste. Add soda water and serve in glasses over ice.

About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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7 Responses to Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

  1. I can’t wait for summer to be able to get wartermelons again. What a wonderful spritzer.
    🙂 Mandy xo

  2. Hee hee – at least nothing was wasted!

  3. I have watermelon, I have wine, I have basil! Enough said. This weekend’s drink. Thanks. T

  4. Jueseppi B. says:

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat™.

  5. Eva Taylor says:

    Wow! I have so much watermelon! Wish I were at the cottage.

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