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How To Make The Perfect Sangria

Today we’re sharing with you our favorite sangria recipe.

Sangria is a Spanish name for a sugar-sweetened wine and fruit cocktail. Word on the street says this boozy drink was first introduced to the United States in 1964. Today, it is the world’s most popular wine cocktail right next to Mimosa’s.

The great thing about sangria is that there are thousands of recipes. Ranging from the traditional red wine-based, to those using white wine and Cava. We have tasted, tested, researched, retested, and re-tasted to find our favorite one. While we like to keep things classic with a Spanish red wine, our ideal sangria does call for some untraditional ingredients. Check it out below!

Our Sangria is a delicious combination of fruity, sweet, dry, lush, smooth, refreshing and most important, boozy.  Once you give it a try we know you’ll fall in love. This cocktail is great for those warm fall evenings spent watching the sun go down.

Things you’ll need:

2 bottles of young Rioja (or any red wine of your choice, the older the better)

½ Cup of Triple Sec or Cointreau

2 Slices of oranges

2 Squeezed oranges (or juice)

A handful of Blackberries and or Strawberries

1 Slice of apple

1 Slice of lemon

½ Cup of Brandy

½ Cup of Simple Syrup (Fine or sugar cane works well too)

A handful of Red Grapes

1 Slice of Lime

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Mix all the ingredients into a large vase and let the Sangria ferment overnight. However, if you don’t have that much time, let the sangria sit for at least two hours. Next, splash some club soda (or any sparkling water of your choice) with some ice before serving.

We would love hear your feedback on our Sangria! And since you’re already at it, take some cute pictures and tag us @blowfishmalibu.

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