Best Red Wine Sangria

September 14, 2021

Are you someone who is into cocktails? If yes, the recipe of Sangria is just right for you. Make sure that you don't miss out on this beautiful recipe. We are sure you would love this.

Sangria is a type of alcoholic wine that is renowned in Portugal and Spain, and is also consumed in Uruguay and Argentina. This is a kind of cocktail that mixes all the delicious summer fruits, wine, and soda water. This punch is not only easy to make but also super refreshing. It may make you want more on hot sunny days.

Earlier, it was made from red wine. But, today the whole recipe has evolved and has taken a turn. Today, the recipe includes white wine, red wine, and Riesling. You can try out the below recipe for your next summer party.

SangriaPhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %84
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 150 mins
Cooking 10 mins
Total 160 mins

Tips

  • You should use good wine for the recipe. The whole point of this wine punch is to mix all the flavors and make a refreshing blend.
  • Make sure to refrigerate the sangria for at least 3 to 4 hours for the flavors to combine nicely. It would be best if you keep it in the freezer overnight.
  • You can always add sugar syrup as per your choice.
  • While making sangria, you can always select your fruits. There are no restrictions on choosing any particular kind of fruit.
  • You can also add spices like nutmeg or cloves to add up more flavors.
  • You can also add up other liquors like rum or vodka in place of brandy.
  • Try utilizing herbs like basil or mint to change the flavor slightly.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Firstly, wash all the sliced fruits and then start by making the syrup by blending sugar with 2 tablespoons of water in the pan.
  2. Let it boil for three to four minutes on medium flame until the sugar is dissolved completely and the syrup becomes thick.
  3. Remove the pan from the flame and let the syrup cool down.
  4. Add granulated sugar or any other sweetener like maple syrup or honey, as per your choice. You can blend it up so that all the flavors are blended nicely.
  5. Pour red wine, and then add brandy and mix well.
  6. Refrigerate the sangria overnight or for at least 4 hours. Remember to add 2 cups of soda water before serving the sangria. Add ice and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Sangria
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g0.1%
Sodium 9.3 mg0.4%
Protein 0.9 g1.8%
Protein 0.9 g1.8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is Sangria?

Sangria is a blended alcoholic drink that has originated from Spain. It is also very famous in and around Portugal. Remember that the color of sangria relies solely upon the wine that you're using. There are a lot of varieties of sangria and it varies accordingly. Traditionally, sangria contained typical orange juice to give it all the necessary flavors.

Is Sangria Wine?

Not exactly! Sangria is a fruity wine cocktail traditionally originating from Spain. The color and texture of sangria depends on the type of wine you use. Red sangria is made from red wine. White sangria is made from white wine. There are several other variations available for sangria.

How To Make Sangria?

For making sangria, firstly you need to add all the fruits and mix them with a spoon for a minute. Now add brandy or orange juice and let it mix well for 40 seconds. Add red wine and stir it nicely and then taste it to check the flavors. You can also add up some ice and serve it chilled. You can garnish it with sliced oranges and apples and other segments of your choice. Make sure to keep it overnight or for 4 hours in the refrigerator before serving. Also, for red sangria, you just need to add the red wine into it. And for white sangria, you are required to add white wine in the sangria.

What To Serve With Sangria?

The coolness of sangria works the best with spicy dishes. Thai and Tex-Mex dishes would be the best. Serve red sangria with a chorizo-based dish, stuffed jalapeno pepper, or a delicious yellow curry. You can pair the white sangria along with seafood, chicken empanadas, or guacamole.

Here are some our delicious recipes that you can serve with Sangria:

How To Store Sangria?

Sangria is among those beverages which the freezer holds well. It can be preserved nicely for up to 5 days in the refrigerator. The drink would last for around 3 months or even more if kept nicely in the fridge. You can always store it for summer.

Recipe Variations Of Sangria

There are a lot of varieties of sangria. Some of them are:

  • Classic Sangria: You can always opt for this type of sangria whenever you're going out for a date.
  • Strawberry Rose Sangria: This sangria has strawberries and citrus in it and it not only looks beautiful but also tastes delicious.
  • BlackBerry Vodka Sangria: Blackberries and vodka are a perfect blend. This gives your sangria a fun twist.
  • Honey & Peach Sangria Slushies: If you want the sangria to remove your summer madness, this wine punch is perfect for you as it contains peaches and honey. This form of sangria is the best you can ever have.

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