Friday Wine Tasting…Pineapple-Sake Sangria with Jalapeño!

April 18, 2015


Today we are switching it up a little bit with some fun spicy Pineapple-Sake Sangria with Jalapeño!   Happy Friday!!


  1. 3/4 cup water
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced crosswise
  4. 4 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  5. One 750-ml bottle dry filtered sake
  6. Ice
  7. Pineapple slices and fresh mint sprigs, for serving
  1.  In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the sugar and jalapeño, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Let cool completely, then strain the syrup; discard the jalapeño.
  2.  In a large pitcher, combine the jalapeño syrup, pineapple juice and sake and stir well. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour. Serve the sangria over ice in tumblers, garnished with pineapple and mint.