This simple, non alcoholic sangria is made with grape juice, club soda and fresh fruit. It’s a great option for families and kids this summer. It’s also a perfect mocktail alternative for parties, like a baby shower. Makes 12 servings.

non alcoholic sangria in tall glasses with striped paper straws

Why I love this non alcoholic sangria recipe

Last Wednesday, we had our friends Ashley and Anthony over for dinner (they’re the friends we went to Amsterdam with last year). It was the first time we’d all gotten to hang out since Marc returned from Kazakhstan, so I made some roasted chicken and potatoes and carrot salad.

Since Ashley and I are both pregnant, I thought it would be fun to have some mocktails to go with our dinner – and I decided that virgin sangria would be the perfect fit since it was finally nice outside.

I found a recipe on Our Best Bites, but I adapted it to make a little more. Even though we didn’t end up drinking it all, I wanted the recipe to serve a crowd. I changed the proportions and added whatever fruits I already had on hand. The recipe turned out great, and tasted really similar to regular sangria. Plus, the fruit gets extra sweet when it soaks up the juices.

Next time you need option for non alcoholic cocktails, you should make this sangria recipe. It’s perfect for the upcoming summer, and it’s so simple. Just serve over some ice to keep it cold, and enjoy.

Looking for more mocktail recipes? Try this strawberry mocktail mule or some sparkling peach black tea.

non alcoholic sangria in tall glasses with striped paper straws

Here’s what you’ll need to make it

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How to make non alcoholic sangria without wine

Prepare your fruit. Chop the fruit into bite, sized pieces. I like the slice my citrus fruit and strawberries, and cube my apples,  but you can really do cut them anyway you want.

Mix the juice base. In a large pitcher (about 2 quarts), mix the fruit juices with the thawed apple juice concentrate.

Soak the fruit. Add the fruit to the pitcher and pop it in the fridge. Allow the sangria to rest in the fridge and give the fruit some time to really soak up the juices and add flavor to the sangria.

Top with bubbles. When you’re ready to serve, fill the rest of the pitcher with club soda or sparkling water. You could also use a soda here, but I don’t like it that sweet.

non alcoholic sangria in tall glasses with striped paper straws

FAQs and Tips for making non-alcoholic sangria

Does sangria get your drunk? Not this one! It’s made with fruit juices instead of real wine, so you have nothing to worry about. If you want real sangria with wine, try this red sangria recipe.

How far in advance should you make sangria? I like to make this recipe the morning I’m going to serve it. If it’s a mid-day event, I usually make it the night before to allow the fruit enough time to soak. But, you can make it just before serving and it will still be great.

How long will sangria last in the fridge? This non alcoholic sangria should last for a few days in the fridge. Hold off on topping the pitcher with club soda if you won’t drink it all right away.

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Virgin Sangria

This simple, non alcoholic sangria is made with grape juice, club soda and fresh fruit. It’s a great option for families and kids this summer. It’s also a perfect mocktail alternative for parties (like a baby shower). #mocktail #sangria

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups grape juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 12-ounce can of frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 34 cups club soda

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, stir the grape, lemon and lime juices with the apple juice concentrate.
  2. Add the fruit pieces and allow them to soak in the juice until to serve.
  3. Stir in the club soda just before serving.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: easy, non alcoholic, mocktail, virgin, summer, kid-friendly

Last Updated on December 29, 2020 by Melissa Belanger

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21 Comments

  1. Am I missing something? I don’t see anything about apple juice concentrate in the ingredients. Could you fill me in please? This recipe sounds awesome, and would like to make it for an upcoming party.

    1. I’m sorry. I must have accidentally deleted that line. It’s 1 12-ounce can of frozen apple juice concentrate.

  2. Made this for my pregnant wife on her 30th birthday and she loved it! Only downside is now she wants me to make it all the time 🙂

  3. I’m so excited to try this out! I’m giving up alcohol for January and I bought myself a bottle of grape juice the other day to make mocktails with – this looks like the perfect recipe.

    I hope you don’t mind I have also featured your recipe in my latest blog post, alongside some other great virgin cocktails!

    1. Awesome! I think it’s always a great idea to take a break from the booze for a bit 🙂 Especially after the holidays. Thanks for the mention on your blog post! I’ll be sure to check it out. 🙂 I hope you like the recipe!

  4. Hello there!

    I made this drink for our last thanksgiving party and it was such a hit. I don’t drink alcohol and being able to have and serve a drink that was as cool as this one was – all I can say is thank you!!!