Updated: Aug 13
Wine sangria is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages in the world. sangria originally comes from Spain and Portugal and its recipe widely varies depending on the region. The basic sangria recipe always uses red wine, sliced fresh fruits, sweetener and flavored liqueur.
What is the best wine for sangria?
I use Pinot Noir for this wine sangria recipe, feel free to use your favorite red wine. Some of the best wine to use for sangria are Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Here's my version of Spanish sangria with strawberries, blueberries and nectarines. This beautiful and refreshing summer drink is always a crowd-pleaser.
1 bottle red wine
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup rum
1 cup strawberries, sliced
1 cup blueberries
1 cup nectarines, sliced
Mint for garnish
In a large pitcher mix together wine, orange juice and rum.
Stir in strawberries, blueberries and nectarines.
Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.
If you like this recipe, check out my lemonade sangria with white wine.