Sangria has a rich history from the middle ages where wine was mixed with fruit and a perfect choice to serve guests. One of the beauties of sangria recipes is that you can use a variety of different wines in the recipe mix. This can include wines that couldn't be finished the day before or table wines under $10. Give your sangria an added sparkle by using a sparkling wine in the recipe. It’s best to let all of the other ingredients combine and then open and add the sparkling wine just before serving.
We have 2 options of older vintage wines that make for economical yet delicious sangria. Choose from RED case of red wines or MIXED case of red + sparkling rose. Below is a fantastic Sangia recipee but there are so many fantastic options for you to get creative.
How to make your Signature Sangria
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- bottle medium bodied red wine (grenache, merlot, tempranillo)
- 1 lemon, sliced into rounds
- 1 orange, sliced into rounds
- 1 lime, sliced into rounds
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 8 maraschino cherries
- 2 cups sparking rose wine (optional)
- 1/2 cup brandy (optional)
In a large pitcher or bowl, mix together the brandy, lemon juice, lemonade concentrate, orange juice, red wine, triple sec, and sugar. Float slices of lemon, orange and lime, and maraschino cherries in the mixture. Refrigerate overnight for best flavor. For a fizzy sangria, add chilled sparkling wine before serving!