Grab Your Pitcher—These 11 Easy Sangria Recipes Need to Make the Rounds

Although there are plenty of different types of people who walk up to a bar, they all probably fall into two categories for ordering: Those who like simple drinks, and those who like things complicated. As much as a muddled, double-strained, and whipped drink can be refreshing, sometimes it's even better to sip something that was just mixed together. That's the case for sangria, which usually comes down to fresh fruit slices, alcohol, and patience.

Since summer is in full swing, these 11 easy sangria recipes should be a simple way to gather a crowd. They may all have their own drinking preferences, but when a homemade pitcher of one of these concoctions is making the rounds, they'll take it with a smile.