how to make a sangria

how to make sangria with red wine

Hey lovers, here we will learn how to make a sangria. I will surely guide you here on how to make sangria in easy steps.

During my first visit to Argentina, I still remember the moments when I take a glass of sangria. When I was exploring the natural beauties of Argentina. I often choose to walk on foot rather than by trainer or by using any vehicle. I choose sangria in order to get some relief from the hunger.

There are a variety of dishes in Argentina but the recipe like “Tapas and Sangria.”

During this true when I visit Spain. There was a lot of craze regarding sangria. Can we agree on the statement that Spanish no exactly how to make sangria?

Here I will give you a glimpse of the food culture of Spain. In the morning they enjoy coffee, In the afternoon they rest(Or Siesta) then do a little more work and later retire in the evening tapas and take wine (depends upon choices).

Spain gifted “sangria” to the entire world it is better Fruity beverage.

Origin of sangria

It is believed that sangria has originated more than 2000 years ago. Dating back to 200 BC the Romans enjoyed sangria (Red wine) in Spain. They gave this wine the name of sangria. In this Peninsula, they planted vineyards in the entire peninsula because they thought it is unsafe to drink water. So they are often fortified with spices wine and herbs.

The traditional versions depict that sangria was made in England and France in 1800. Sangria gets an amateur after its formal arrival in the United States of America in 1965.

Having a great popularity an association with Spain. We often consider wrong interceptions because there is no official formula for making sangria in Spain. they usually choose tinto de verano and they call it sangria. Exceptions are everywhere some tourists are enjoying sangria in real form.

The people who have tasted sangria know better why the world loves sangria. Whenever I used to visit any nation I often love to test to research to retest the sangria. Here to me, traditional red sangria needs 6 ingredients. I got everything now I am looking for

  • Boozy
  • Refreshing
  • Smooth
  • Dry
  • Lush
  • Sweet
  • Fruit

I believe I am in love with sangria.

Although there are many thinkings pertaining to “traditional sangria.” To me traditional sangria requires these essential components:

  1. Orange juice
  2. Fruits (oranges and kashmiri apples, Blackberries, bluebarries, peaches. strawberries)
  3. Sweetener (Cane sugar or Brown sugar, honey or agave)
  4. liquor (Rum Brandy)
  5. Bold dry Spanish
  6. Fruiti
  7. Red wine like (Tempranillo, Garnacha, or rioja wine) and ice for chilling.

Whenever any drink lover smells the rum. He or She immediately thought “this smells like sangria!” Do remember sangria lovers can also be rum lovers.

How sangria is my new go-to summer drink.

It is because the sangria is always

  • Sweet
  • Simple
  • Slightly Dry
  • Fruiti
  • Boozy
  • Summery
  • Refreshing

Any time try to enjoy this with your favorite dishes. Here I will give favorite pairings like stuffed peppers, patatas bravas, veggie burgers, and salads.

Once you give it a try to it. Definitely, you will leave a rating and comment on my suggestions. So other readers could let came to know how to make a sangria. I am expecting your positive response towards my platform #yoors on your different social platforms. I love to see your cheers!

Easy traditional red sangria.

Here I will guide you on how to make traditional red sangria by using 6 ingredients. Sangria is very much simple and traditional. It is the perfect beverage for summer, it is adaptable and delicious!

Author: Sameer Bedar (yoors)

Preparation Time
5 Minutes
Total Time
5 Minutes

Freezer friendly
Does it keep?
= Cups
48 hours
Spanish-inspired, vegan

Ingredients of Traditional red sangria

  • We have to adopt here US customary metrix system. 0.38 medium apple(we need to chop, core the skin into smaller pieces
  • We need to adopt 0.38 medium orange(do remember remove the seeds from the orange and slice it into smaller pieces.
  • 2.50-3 tablespoon orfganic brown sugar is to be used (be adharant to the given guide lines).
  • Add 0.57 orange juice (makes it more tasty.
  • You need to add 0.30 cup brandy (to add taste).
  • 570.5 ML bottle (Spanish red wive).
  • 1 cup of ice to chill this traditional sangria.

Instrauctions for tradtional red sangria

  1. Apples, Sugar and Orange put all them in a large pitcher and muddle these things with a muddler for 50 seconds.
  2. Then add more orange juice and brandy (Once again muddle them for about 30 seconds.
  3. Then you need to add red wine and then stir frequently. You need to ensure flavor as per your taste.
  4. Later you need to add ice and stir once again and then you need to add garnish with orange slices (This step is optional).
  5. Lost but not least you can store left over sangria in the refregrator for about 48 hours.


While preparing red wine, you necessarily have to adopt Red Wine Monastrell. If not available then you can add fruity, Dry Red Spanish Wine, and so on.

Nutrition value of traditional Red sangria.

Nutrition information is always a rough estimate. We are calculating that keeping in view the lesser amount of brown sugar. I will give you here a calculation (wrt-1 cup).

  • Serving (1 cup)
  • Calories 270
  • Carbohydrates 21.5g
  • Protine 0.8g
  • Fat 0.3g
  • Saturated fat 0.04g
  • polyunsaturated fat 0.04g
  • Manounsaturated fat 0.03g
  • Trans Fat 0
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Soduim 10mg
  • Potassium 394mg
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 15g
  • Vitamine A 147iu
  • Vitamin C 34mg
  • Calcuim 35mg
  • Iron 1.2mg

Pro tips

  • I will share some tips which are not too expensive. You here have an option to blind the sangria with other flavors and can make your own refreshing blind.
  • Kindly ensure to refrigerate the sangria for about 4 hours before serving because it will blind the flavor nicely. (Refrigerate it overnight for making sangria tastier.
  • You need to add sugar syrup (quantity depends on you sweet preference).
  • Ensure the use fruits of choice. Make sure if you are using soften fruits then add them later when you are about to serve. Otherwise it will get mushy.
  • Make sure the spices used in making sangria recipe like Cadamom Cinnamom, nutmug or cloves and so on.
  • Then you need to add herbs like rosemary, mint, basel in order to change the flavor in sangria.
  • Lost but not least you defnitly have to replace brandy with any orange liquor.
  • While making a sangria (better drink) you can choose bubbles like sprite ginger ale, la casera. So by doing that sangria could be a bit fizzy!

sangria recipe variation

I share a lot of tips about the beauty of sangria. It is really great fun than a recipe. To make the taste of sangria more delicious, I will suggest you how to customize that, For example, do as follows;

Try a different wine: WE often use Red Wine while preparing Spanish sangria. You can choose here Spanish white or Rose wine for great taste!

Try a different liquor: If brandy is not available. You can also choose Cognac or orange liqueur like Cointreau, Grand Marnier, or Triple Sec in order to make sangria more taste (specifically in Spain).

Add some fruits: Specifically, we are using fresh or frozen fruits for making sangria. Feel free to add some juicy fruits like berries, grapes, pineapple, mango, kiwi, citrus in order to make it more delicious.

Use some fresh ginger: Sometimes a drink lover gets monotonous by taking the same flavor sangria drink. For a new taste, you can add a few slices of fresh ginger and muddle them. The output will be more delicious!

Make it spicy: Do remember Spaniards do not like to add much heat to their drinks and foods. I suggest muddling a Jalapeno slice in order to give the sangria an interesting kick!

10 favorite sangria recipes

Here I introduce some favorite sangria recipes so that you will feel a great pleasure they are as follows

  1. Non Alcoholic Sangria
  2. Peach Lambic And Rye Sangria
  3. Strawberry And Limoncello
  4. Rose Sangria
  5. Apple Cider Sparkling Sangria
  6. Watermellon Sparkling Sangria
  7. Sparkling White Peach Sangria
  8. Spanish Gin Sangria
  9. Catalan Tamato Sangria
  10. Catalan Chickpeas Spanish Sangria

frequently asked questions

Which is the best time to make it?

Here I will guide you on how to make Red sangria under less than a $10 budget. I suggest you here how to make this.

  • Shiraz
  • Merlot
  • Pinotnoir
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Which fruits can be used to make it?

To make Sangria, I will provide you with a list of fruits you can choose for that.

  1. Apples and oranges
  2. Pineapple and Strawberry
  3. Blueberry and Raspberry
  4. Peachs and Pairs
  5. Grapes and Cranberry
  6. Watermelon and Muskmelon

How to make it with Rum?

To make sangria with Rum is fun! you can replace Rum with dark Rum. Like you can choose Vodka for making that.

What is Traditional sangria made of?

The traditional sangria is made up of Red Wine and Chopped Fruit. It is one of the most popular traditional drinks in Spanish Cuisine.

What Red is good for sangria

The best Red Wine for sangria is Pinot Noir and Grenache. Grenache comes from Spain.

How long should sangria soak?

The best sangria is to be Soaked for about 35 minutes but not more than 2 hours. By doing that it will taste better if we shall not do that. Here the typical ingredient is brandy.

What kind of brandy goes in sangria?

Brandy de Jerez is the best brandy that goes with it. If sangria is a low volume then the brandy doesn’t have a huge impact on it!

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