5 Great Sangria Recipes

Sangria has been a crowd-pleaser for many, many years; so we found these 5 great sangria recipes for you to try. For your next theme party or big event, why not expand your drink knowledge. If you work in a bar and need your RSA certificate,  these five juicy recipes make great drink specials. Plus, you can make them in bulk. They don’t necessarily need to be marinated, but it does help to develop the flavor. Remember that the carbonated ingredients should only be added right before serving or they will go flat.

5 Great Sangria Recipes

Sangria Recipes
Basic Sangria

1 litre dry red wine
75ml ( ⅓ cup) triple sec
75ml ( ⅓ cup) brandy
225ml (1 cup) orange juice
1 orange, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
Fresh fruit garnish

Squeeze fruit slices over pitcher and combine all ingredients in pitcher, allow to marinate, covered overnight. Serve in Collins or wine glass over ice, garnish with fruit slice. This is only one of many great sangria recipes out there.

Fruity Sangria

1 litre Lambrusco
75ml (1/3 cup) triple sec
75ml (approx ⅓ cup) peach schnapps
75ml (approx ⅓ cup) blackberry brandy
225ml (1 cup) grape, pineapple or orange juice
1 Blood orange, sliced
10  Key limes, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
½ fresh pineapple, quartered and sliced
Fresh fruit garnish
Maraschino cherries

Squeeze fruit over pitcher and marinate fruit overnight, in everything but wine. Add wine before serving over ice in Collins or deep wine glass, garnish with plank of fresh pineapple, slice of lime, Maraschino cherry and umbrella skewer. Try your own mix of sangria recipes to put a personal ‘spin’ on your drink.

Mimosa Sangria

½ litre sparkling white or blush wine
118ml ( ½ cup) Cointreau
118ml ( ½ cup) Mr. Boston’s Apricot Flavoured Brand
450ml (2cups) orange juice
225ml (1cup) tonic or lemon lime soda
1 lemon, quartered and sliced
1 orange, quartered and sliced
1 pink grapefruit, quartered and sliced
Fresh fruit garnish, quartered and sliced

Squeeze fruit slices over pitcher, combine Cointreau, brandy and juice, add squeezed fruit slices, and marinate overnight in covered pitcher. Before serving, add sparkling wine and tonic or soda. Serve in champagne flute, garnished with ¼ grapefruit and orange slices. Try mixing ingredients from different sangria recipes to optimize your favorite drink.

Very Berry Sangria

1 litre Tempranillo
75ml Grand Marnier
75ml (approx ⅓ cup) blueberry schnapps
75ml (approx ⅓ cup) raspberry schnapps
75ml (approx ⅓ cup) cherry brandy
450ml (1 pint or 2 cups) cranberry juice
1 blood Orange, sliced
225ml (approx 1 cup) fresh strawberries
Fresh fruit for garnish
Lemon twist garnish

Squeeze orange slices and combine all ingredients, marinate overnight. Serve over ice in Collins glass or deep wine glass. Garnish with Blood orange slice, strawberry and lemon twist.You can serve each of these sangria recipes in any glass you like to personalize the experience.

White Sangria

1 litre of white Chardonnay
150ml Cointreau
150ml Remy Martin V Clear Brandy
350ml (roughly 1 ½ cups) white grape juice
75ml (1/3 cup) white grapefruit juice
75ml (1/3 cup) simple syrup
1 lemon, sliced
2 Hamlin oranges, sliced (can be substituted, but this species is low in pigmentation, hence, White Sangria)
Fresh fruit or twist garnish

Squeeze fruit slices over pitcher, combine all ingredients and marinate overnight. Serve over ice in wine glass. Garnish minimally. Don’t limit you’re taste to only one of these great sangria recipes, try them all at least once.

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I hope you enjoyed making these 5 great sangria recipes