How to Make an Amazing Sangria

December 1, 2015 | By | Comments (0)


Ahhh, sangria… that quintessential thirst-quencher that seems to fit in at any time of the year. Keep in mind, this is an adults-only drink, but a kid-friendly version can be easily whipped up by getting creative with fruit juices and some fresh fruit.

For this sangria, we’re turning to Cooking Light to help show us how it’s done. Typically you’ll start with a red wine, more specifically something inexpensive, because you’ll be using other ingredients such as fresh fruit, liquor, triple sec, or spices for added flavor. Not a fan of red wine? No problem, you can just as easily substitute a white wine instead. Keep in mind however about how dry your wine is that you’ll be using because a dry wine may require more sweetness while a sweeter type of wine may not need much sugar added at all. Sangria is something that can be played with and fine tuned depending on your specific tastes, so just adjust accordingly. And of course, if you love everything wine related, be sure to check out our collection of wine cocktails to enjoy this season. Cheers!



If you’re looking for more great tips and tricks this season be sure to tune in each week as we tackle the holidays together with our sister brands for a month of great tutorials, recipes, and party strategies. Check out our upcoming topics below!


  • Week of November 30: Holiday Parties
  • Week of December 7: Holiday Strategies
  • Week of December 14: Holiday Desserts
  • Week of December 21: Holiday Sides
  • Week of December 28: New Year’s Strategies


If you’re a fan of sangria, let us know your favorite way to enjoy it in the comments section below or head on over to our Facebook page to join the discussion and see our latest featured recipes. See you there!


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