This rainbow sangria is perfect for Pride Month celebrations

Emerald Pellot

June is Pride Month. That means celebrating past and present LGBTQIA+ history. Even if you’re self-isolating or acclimating to new social norms as restrictions lax, you won’t want to opt-out of this month’s festive sensibility.

No matter how you’ve chosen to honor Pride this year, this sweet, rainbow sangria is a tasty and colorful way to celebrate.

Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure
Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure


  • 1.5 bottles of pinot grigio (or any dry white wine)

  • 4 oz. triple sec or brandy

  • 6 Tbsp. sugar or honey

  • 4 Tbsp. lime juice

  • Diced rainbow fruit of your choice (try: strawberries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, blueberries and purple grapes) 

So let’s get started! First, combine the pinot grigio, honey, lime juice and triple sec in a pitcher. Be sure to stir it until it combines.

Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure
Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure

Next, arrange your diced fruit into a clear glass and pour the sweetened wine over the fruit until its covered.

Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure
Credit: In The Know/AmiLin McClure

To ensure the flavors blend, try refrigerating the drink for 15 minutes before enjoying.

Sangria dates as far back as at least 1,100 B.C. Phoenicians made the wine punch using planted vines, sugar and spices. However, the drink disappeared for several hundred years from 700 to 1492 when the Moors occupied the country. But the cocktail didn’t become popular in the U.S. until the 1964 World’s Fair. Spain sponsored a pavilion with the drink and Americans have been hooked since.

If you enjoyed this story, you might like to check out how to celebrate Pride all month long.

More from In The Know:

A teacher is going viral for her list of children’s books that deal with racism

People are raving about this $9 rosehip oil at Ulta

This gemstone is actually a 5-star deodorant

Color-changing tumblers are the hottest summer accessory

The post This rainbow sangria is perfect for Pride Month celebrations appeared first on In The Know.

More From

  • Sur La Table is offering up to 65 percent off Le Creuset and more — but only for 4 days

    Right now until July 13, at Sur La Table you can score up to 65 percent off top-rated cookware, skillet sets and more from Le Creuset, All Clad and Staub.

  • Father highlights generational divide in viral clip: 'This is how you know you're getting

    If you were asked to mimic answering a phone call,what exactly would you do with your hand.That’s the question one father has presentedto social media — and the mixed responses arehighlighting a clear generational divide.Daniel Alvarado shared a clip of himselfon TikTok asking both his wife and theirtwo children to “pretend they’re talkingon the phone” using a hand gesture.Alvarado’s wife holds up her hand inthe classic thumb-and-pinky-out,three-center-fingers-down phone to mimicthe silhouette of a landline telephone.both of the couple’s kids hold their palms flat totheir faces, mimicking the shape of a smartphone.“This is how you know you’re gettingold,” Alvarado says in his video, whichhas since been viewed over 2 million times.“This is for my ’70s, ’80s and ’90s babies”.TikTokers across multiple generations werequick to comment on the video to express exactlywhere they stood on the phone-miming spectrum.“I’m born in 1998 which is that awkwardyear where I do these old hand gesturesbut never actually used the object itself,”wrote one user. “We’re the middle child”.“I realized my son doesn’t know why Isay ‘hang up the phone,'” shared a third.“I don’t like this, nope not onebit,” simply put another user

  • This Black, trans beauty guru made $20K in lashes during the pandemic and Dramageddon

    Black queer-owned brands only make up a small percentage, but this Trans beauty influencer garnered a profit from selling false lashes, press-ons and wigs.

  • Disney World attraction malfunctions in viral video, leads to hilarious memes

    Just a few days before Disney World enters its phased reopening on July 11, one particular attraction at the theme park seems to have gone rogue.On July 8, CinemaBlend reported that the park had conducted a test of its Carousel of Progress attraction at Tomorrowland.where its main animatronic character John recently appeared to spaz out on stage.An 18-second clip of that moment surfaced on Twitter, where it promptly led to some hysterical meme.“John clearly hasn’t been rehearsing during his vacation time,” the Magic Blitz Podcast joked on the social media platform.Several users took the opportunity to set the clip against some audio. One person, shared the clip set against rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine’s single “GOOBA”.All of this is to say that the pandemic, which temporarily shut down Disney’s attractions, clearly took a toll on poor John.But under Disney’s reopening guidelines (along with a bit of repair), the animatronic will hopefully be able to see new life again