Red, red wine may be a line from a popular song (UB40 1983), but it’s not the only ingredient in sangria. In addition to red wine, typically you’l find fresh sliced fruit and fruit juice, some type of carbonated water or ginger ale, and sometimes a little brandy kicker.
Of Spanish and Portuguese origin, Sangria is best when you let it blend and breathe overnight. Give it a whirl, we’ve got five great recipes to help get you started!
Don’t let the name fool you. It’s just as tasty in every season. Made with un-oaked chardonnay and brandy, additional flavor is provided by cranberries and cinnamon sticks. Recipe here.
Fruity and flavorful sangria is always the hit of the party. Be the hero of your next bash by making this beer-y rendition of sangria using UFO CRANBeeRY! This recipe is courtesy of Harpoon Brewery and UFO Beer.
A spooky twist on a fall favorite, this Black Lagoon Sangria is equally tangy and sweet, thanks to raspberries, blackberries, pomegranate juice and lemonade. Recipe here.
Celebrate with this tasty sangria, made with brandy, red wine, Sparkling Ice Orange Mango juice, a fresh cinnamon stick and fresh fruit. Simply delicious! Recipe here.
This sangria is delectable! It’s perfectly sweet from the apple cider, along with the hints of caramel–thanks to the caramel vodka. It’s very easy to throw together for company and perfect to serve during the hurried holiday season! Recipe here.
Happy National Sangria Day from The Food Channel.