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Strawberries Macerated In Red Wine

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 quarts ripe strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 bottle Pinot Noir wine
  • Granulated sugar
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish


  • Wash the strawberries, pat dry and remove the stems and hulls. Slice the berries in half and transfer to a mixing bowl. Pour the balsamic vinegar and the wine over the berries. Add sugar to taste and mix well. Refrigerate for two hours, stirring a couple of times. Serve in a frosted champagne flute with a bit of juice and garnish with a spring of mint.