13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes
What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of variations. From the type of wine, to the different fruits, to any number of liqueurs, the possibilities are endless. We rounded up some of our favorites, plus a handy cheat sheet for creating your own recipe. Salud!
4. Pata Negra’s Sangria: Adapted from the Spanish restaurant in New York, this is a classic recipe made with dry red wine, an orange liqueur, and garnished with apples and oranges. (via Smitten Kitchen)
7. Peach Sangria: Take advantage of the delicious peaches now in season with this simple recipe. If you want to keep the drink bubbly, add the ginger ale to each glass instead of the pitcher. (via The Shiksa in the Kitchen)
10. Citrus & Pomegranate Sangria: Given all the antioxidants in both the red wine and pomegranate seeds in this sangria, we’re prepared to consider this a health drink. Raise a glass if you’re with us! (via Simple Bites)
13. The Anatomy of Sangria: Now if you’re ready to experiment with your own recipe, follow this flow chart to mix and match your favorite flavors and come up with a “house” sangria all your own. (via Wine Enthusiast Magazine)
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