Watermelon Pool-Side Sangria

Nothing beats a cold beverage dripping with condensation while you’re sweating out in the sun. Make a big batch, this one is definitely meant for sharing.

  • 1 Large watermelon
  • 1 750-ml bottle white wine
  • 2 cup. white rum
  • 1 cup. Seltzer
  • 1/3 c. lime juice (from about 6 limes)
  • 2 limes, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups. assorted fresh or frozen fruit, such as pineapple, blueberries, and strawberries


  1. Slice off the top third of the watermelon lengthwise (save for later use) and score fruit with a knife. Using a large spoon or ice cream scoop, scoop out watermelon and transfer to blender.
  2. Blend watermelon until smooth. (If desired, strain seeds.)
  3. Add white wine, rum, seltzer, and lime juice and stir until combined, then add limes and fruit.
  4. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours, then serve.

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