Sangria Wine Recipes

Bet You Don't Know These Simplest Recipes to Make Sangria Wine

You can make delicious sangria drinks by using your favorite wine and seasonal fruits. Read ahead to know more...
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Sangria drink is popularly served in summer get-together parties. With its origin rooted in Spain, the traditional red wine sangria punch recipe is made from red wine, fresh seasonal fruits and a little amount of flavored soda. However, you can prepare sangria wine drink with any concoction of wine, brandy and fruits that you can think of. Both easy to drink and refreshing, you can make the best sangria by using a variety of wine and fruits, as per your taste buds.

Easy Sangria Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle dry red wine
  • ½ cup triple sec
  • ½ cup brandy
  • ⅓ cup frozen lemonade concentrate
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup orange juice
  • 1 fresh lemon (cut in round slices)
  • 1 lime (cut in round slices)
  • 1 orange (cut in round slices)
  • 8 maraschino cherries
  • ¼ cup white sugar (optional)
  • 2 cups carbonated water
Directions for Preparation

In a large bowl, combine together the ingredients - red wine, triple sec, brandy, lemonade concentrate, lemon juice, orange juice and sugar (in case you prefer a sweetened sangria drink). On top of this concoction, float lemon slices, lime slices, orange slices and maraschino cherries. Chill this in the refrigerator overnight. You can add carbonated soda just before serving to prepare a frizzy sangria.

Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 (750ml) bottle hearty red wine
  • 2 ounces brandy or peach brandy
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • ¼ cup very hot water
  • 3 oranges
  • 2 limes
  • 3 ripe peaches (peeled and cut into wedges)
  • Ripe strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
Directions for Preparation

First of all, take a small bowl and dissolve sugar in hot water. Keep this sugar syrup aside to cool down. This will make sugar to easily mix in your sangria recipe. In a large pitcher, add wine, brandy, orange liqueur, sugar syrup, juices of 2 oranges, 1 lime and peach wedges. Cut the remaining 1 orange and 1 lime into thin round slices. Add these slices in the pitcher containing wine mixture. Refrigerate this wine and fruit cocktail for several hours, so that the ingredients blend well. While serving, pour red wine sangria recipe in wine glasses over ice cubes and garnish with ripe strawberries.

White Wine Sangria Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 bottle of white wine
  • 3 fresh and ripe oranges (sliced)
  • 1 lemon (sliced)
  • 1 lime (sliced)
  • 11 tbsp. white sugar
  • ½ liter club soda (or ginger ale for sweet recipe)
Directions for Preparation

In a large sized pitcher vessel, pour a bottle of white wine. In this, squeeze the juice from the sliced orange, lemon and lime. If you have shortage of oranges, replace one cup orange juice for 3 oranges. Add the fruit wedges after removing seeds into the wine and then, stir in sugar. If you have time, chill this white sangria wine overnight in the refrigerator. Next day serve by adding club soda or ginger ale. To serve immediately, use chilled club soda or ginger ale and serve with ice.

As summer is round the corner, don't miss to serve refreshing sangria wine in your forthcoming parties. You can also start a backyard barbecue party with this delectable drink. Prepare any type of red wine or white wine sangria recipe, and it will blend well with your food menu. After all, the concentration of fruit juices and slices make up half the amount sangria. Besides the classic recipe, try your hands on making strong and spicy sangria for a different taste, and I am sure you will love it.
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