The attractiveness of your traditional recipe for Sangria is that it tastes as good as it looks and is very simple to make! It also has the potential to turn out even better when you add in some of your own ingredients and spice up the flavor. It’s pretty difficult to mess it up, as you can put in just about any type of fruit, spices or flavors of liquor. Refrigerate to get cold and soon you will be enjoying a delicious glass.
Preparation: Five minutes
Time to Finish: Five minutes
- A full bottle of one of many kinds of red wine, such as Cabernet, Merlot, Zinfandels, Sauvignon, Shiraz or Rioja
- A whole orange, sectioned
- A whole lemon, sectioned
- Two cups of either ginger ale or club soda
- Two tablespoons sugar
- A single shot of good brandy
Decant red wine into the decanter and then take the sliced pieces of lemons and oranges and squeeze the juice from them into the container. Throw in the fruit after you remove all of the seeds. Next, add in the sweetener and the brandy. Refrigerate overnight to chill. When you are ready to serve the wine, add in the ginger ale or club soda prior to serving.
If you are in a hurry, mix up your sangria using wine that is already cold and serve it in glasses with plenty of crushed ice.