· 1/3 cup sugar
· 1/3 cup water
· 3 tablespoons fresh juice from about 3 limes
· 1 1/2 cups cubed watermelon
· 1 cup blackberries
· 2 cups Manzanilla sherry
· 4 cups ice
· Garnish: 1 lime, sliced into thin circles
· 2 cups sparkling water, chilled
1.In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved and remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature.
2.In a large pitcher, combine sugar syrup, lime juice, watermelon, blackberries, and sherry. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 3 hours.
3.Add lime slices to pitcher along with ice. Add sprakling water and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately.