Here is one red wine sangria recipe of many, there are, so many sangria recipes, but there is nothing like the basic and traditional one.
The sangria is such a great drink, it’s very easy to fit it to the mood and the weather, you can make it cold in the summer and hot in the winter, you can drink it at any time of the day and you can play with the recipe and the ingredients anyway you like.
Sangria comes from Spain, the name comes from the Spanish word sangre, it means blood.
Ingredients for a great sangria recipe:
- 1 Bottle red wine, preferably Rioja (Spain)
- 2 Oz of Brandy, Cognac or Rum
- 1 Glass orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed
- 1 Lime or Lemon cut to cubes
- 1 Orange cut to cubes
- 2 Spoons of sugar melted with a bit of hot water
- Glass of club or lemon lime soda
- 2 Cinnamon sticks
- 6 Cloves if you like
Step by Step Instructions:
Glassware: Wine, Old fashioned, Rock, Any party glass
You will need a bowl or wide pitcher for this drink, the recipe is for 8 portions, just double the ingredients according to the number of glasses you wish to make
Cut The fruit and place in a punch bowl
Pour the wine and alcohol in the bowl
Add the orange juice and melted sugar
Stir very well, and chill in the fridge for an hour
Add Ice before serving (around 20 cubes)
Stir very well
Start pouring your sangria into the glasses using a ladle or just dip a glass into the bowl and pour to a new one.
Red Wine Sangria Recipe
Try making the sangria an hour before you want to serve it, this way the flavors of the spices and fruit will mix better with the liquids. Put the ice in minutes before you serve and stir.
Keywords: Red Wine Sangria Recipe
Cuisine: Spanish-Inspired, Vegan
Cuisine type: Drinks
Servings: 1 person
Preparation time: 5 Minutes
Cooking time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 minutes