Thank you for sharing. Very good! (It's all free.). I can’t wait to try your recipe! It’s delicious. One of my best favourite! Email me when Kate or another C+K reader replies directly to my comment. It was a super refreshing drink in the heat wave my city has been having. Thinly slice the remaining orange half and place the slices into the pitcher. UNITS: US. I guess it’s because of the warm weather. Thanks Kate for this delicious recipe. I cut up the fruits that you suggested in this recipe, and added them to a bottle of nonalcoholic sparkling sangria. Can’t wait to post about it! Be the first to review this recipe. My friends and I are big Sangria drinkers and we are always looking for the BEST recipe. Please report back. You know I’m conservative with sweeteners, but sometimes a tiny bit helps balance the flavor of the brandy and rounds out the flavors. Cut 1 orange into thin slices and put into a pitcher. This recipe is a keeper. (Served with your nachos!). Thrilled to hear it. Thanks so much for your review. Yay! Here’s a primer to get you started! It was clutch to learn about the tannins and which wines are chilled best. I’m drinking it mixed with a little bit of sparkling water. It’s hard to avoid summer sangria these days. My husband and I can’t wait to make it again. Sangria hails from Spain, although funny enough, my friend Ali lives in Spain and says they don’t drink it often over there. Although sadly, because of that, I think a some people see it as a lower-quality drink, a misconception that probably stems from the fact that sometimes restaurants and bars use terrible wine to make in the first place which then requires using a ton sugar as you mentioned! Any combination will do! I made one pitcher with a Pinot Noir and another one with the Spanish wine to compare….both were fantastic….I did not add club soda to make a lighter version. Thank you! Start with these basic ingredients and you’ll end up with the best sangria you’ve ever had! Thanks for the Sangria recipe. What size bottle of wine does this call for? Cut 1 orange into thin slices and put into a pitcher. Thanks Cookie and Kate! I’m happy to hear that! (And it is usually too sweet for me.) Thank you! Something carbonated such as Gingerale adds a nice kick. That sounds like fun. I used Pinot Noir with apple, pear, and plums. I am not a big fan of too much sugar either but instead of maple syrup, we used red port wine to sweeten it a little. This article has links to products and services we recommend, which we may make commission from. As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. Chill, then pack in portable sealed bottles or a jug and serve in ice-filled glasses. I admit I added a little soda water to it to lighten it up a bit because I was trying not to get too drunk too fast. They loved it! Thank you for this delicious recipe! Add a Recipe User Settings Log Out. I’m glad you agree, Dolores! If you have, which ones please? I used E & J Brandy VSOP for this sangria. Your sangria recipe was BEST the girls now have the recipe thank you dolores dolores. But this recipe is forgiving and definitely really good. Great used sugar as alternative is it was amazing! I am 30 and only tried a small cup at a fair and this has me so anxious to make it, especially maybe with a little plain maple syrup? Thanks for a great recipe! I’m sorry you didn’t love this one as is. For a kick off to summer, I invited a small group of friends over for my first ever cocktail party. In addition to the wine, sangria … This was the best sangria ever. Was a huge success, one of the best sangria recipes I have ever tried :) Your tip on the type of red wine to use really helped and I am glad I went with brandy (instead of whiskey). Spoiler: you do not need any sweet liqueurs, sodas like 7-Up, or tons of sugar. This Red Sangria Recipe is an absolute classic and only takes about 10 minutes to make! Somehow I missed that nuance when I was reading all about wine for sangria. And very helpful information about which wine to pick for sangria. Everyone loved it! Well, it probably was the last three weeks. It was perfect. Red Wine Sangria … We enjoyed it with our Cuban-inspired meal of pork roast, Vigo black beans and rice, and fried ripe plantains (Goya’s frozen). We'll take one of each, please. So easy and absolutely delicious!! Will try the one with watermelon next! Refrigerate until the drink is chilled and the flavors are blended, 4 to 8 hours. I suppose everyone has their ideal of what Sangria should be. I thank you. Cabernet Sauvignon, for example, is high in tannins. We were throwing a pig roast and I quadrupled the recipe. Hi Linda! It only requires a few minutes of prep work to create this instantly-festive wine punch. Add the brandy and 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup. Great tip to know what type of red wine to use too!!! They really are better cold than those with tannin. ;-). Your comments make my day. Sangria recipe,can I use carton fruit juice for a quick mix? Will be making this again when I recover from the good time! © Cookie and Kate 2010 - 2020. Thank you for your review. To prepare the orange, slice it in half from the stem end downward. That recipe is easy enough to make at home, too. But I think I’m definitely going to celebrate Friday with some sangria this weekend! Close Indian Summer Raspberry Peach Sangria; Sangria Barcelona Style; Pineapple Sangria; White Sangria with Lemonade ; Copycat Blackberry Sangria; More Sangria Recipes Pretty in Pink Sangria This fun and yummy pink sangria is great for brunch or a shower. Its kind of like a lemonade made with wine and OJ (and brandy) , instead of sugar and water. We squeeze about 5 lemons/limes per bottle of wine and add OJ to balance the tartness. When ready to serve, give the sangria one last stir and pour over a glass of ice. 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