Sangria can come in many flavors, colors, and forms.
While traditional sangria is typically associated with Spain, this drink has taken on a life of its own and grown in popularity in recent years. Regardless of what else you put in your sangria, it will usually involve some combination of wine and fruit.
The Wine With Our Family Sangria recipe is simply one take on this classic drink. Read below to learn how to make the Wine With Our Family Sangria recipe, a boozy drink we think is perfect for a hot summer’s day.
Originally developed in 2015, the Wine With Our Family Sangria recipe is a timeless classic you can serve at any picnic, beach vacation, or tailgate.
This recipe will make roughly two liters of sangria. Feel free to double the amount of each ingredient for a larger batch.
1 ½ bottles of red wine
½ cup brandy or cognac
½ cup blood orange vodka (or regular orange-flavored vodka if you can’t find blood orange)
½ cup orange juice
1 ½ cups ginger ale (regular or diet)
1 can lemon or lime seltzer water
1. Remove apple core and chop all fruit into small chunks.
2. Place fruit into your pitcher or punch bowl where you’ll mix your ingredients.
3. Add the brandy or cognac to the pitcher.
4. Combine the vodka into the mixture.
5. Pour in your wine. In this case, we chose to use a boxed Pinot Noir, but you can use your favorite red varietal instead.
6. Stir! Feel free to use any kind of large spoon and gently stir in circular motions.
7. Chill the mixture for at least one hour in the fridge before adding your carbonated ingredients to let the flavors settle.
8. Top with ginger ale and seltzer, and you’re ready to serve!
9. Serve over ice. Add in a few chunks of booze-soaked fruit for an added treat.
There you have it – the Wine With Our Family Sangria recipe! This recipe packs a punch, so drink slowly if you’re used to weaker versions of sangria.
While we hope you enjoy this recipe, one of the benefits of sangria is that you can mix and match ingredients to suit your tastes.
Try adding different fruits, liquors, or whatever you like most in your next sangria recipe. Since sangria is endlessly customizable, it can be fun to experiment.
Some folks also prefer a sweeter sangria. In that case, feel free to use additional sugar in your recipe.
Let us know what you think of the Wine With Our Family Sangria recipe! Please share your thoughts and feedback with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us recipes we should try next.
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