Mango-Cucumber Cooler

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I will be making variations....the first will be using vodka instead of wine. I will add much more ginger ale for that one. Refreshing spring or summer treat!

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  • 1 12 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sauvignon blanc wine
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 mango, peeled pitted and finely diced
  • 12 sprigs fresh mint, divided
  • 1 cup ginger ale


  1. Stir sugar and 1 1/2 tablespoons hot water in a large pitcher until dissolved.
  2. Add wine, cucumber, and mango. Be sure the mango is firm.
  3. Remove leaves from 6 sprigs of mint; stir into pitcher.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours and up to 6 hours. When the fruit sinks, the wine is ready.
  5. Stir ginger ale into pitcher.
  6. You can serve over ice or ladle it out so everyone gets mango and cucumbers in their glass.
  7. Garnish with remaining 6 mint sprigs.