Yes, the whole concept of having to say good-bye to summer … SUCKS. No sugarcoating there. But there are some silver linings, like the good food and drink we’ll be enjoying this weekend at our respective summer send-offs.

What to choose as the go-to Labour Day tipple? Ah, decisions. So many options, all good and welcome: bubbly, cold beer, fruity mixes and more …

That said, we’ve taken a decision on the Diary front and decided to, drum roll please …  water up. As in: watermelon, which, fabulously, has merged with another flavourite –sangria – in one of the greatest collabs of all time: WATERMELON SANGRIA.

And it’s as delish as if sounds; the perfect fete farewell to one of our most beloved seasons.

For your fancy, the reveal. Enjoy and have a few for us:



  • 1 Large watermelon
  • 1 (750-ml) bottle of white wine, chilled
  • 2 c. white rum
  • 1 c. seltzer
  • 1/3 c. lime juice (from approx. 6 limes)
  • 2 limes, thinly sliced
  • 2 c. assorted fresh or frozen fruit, (ie., pineapple, blueberries, and strawberries)



  • Begin by slicing off the top third of the watermelon lengthwise (to be used later) and then score fruit with a knife.
  • Reach for a large spoon, or ice cream scoop, to grab the watermelon.
  • Then transfer all watermelon to the blender and blend until smooth (strain seeds if desired).
  • Top off with the white wine, rum, seltzer, and lime juice. (Getting excited?!)
  • Next, stir until combined before tossing in the limes and fruit.
  • Finally refrigerate until chilled, which should take approximately 2 hours.
  • Serve, enjoy. Say your summer goodbye in Social Gal and Gent style. 😉 
By Jenn Campbell

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