Sangria is a Spanish wine punch with origins that date back to the 15th century. The traditional recipe is simple blend of red wine, brandy and fruit, but the basic concept allows for a lot of creativity when choosing ingredients. This recipe is close to traditional and is made with Rioja, a bold Spanish wine made from Tempranillo grapes, brandy, orange liqueur, fresh oranges and lemons.Print
Classic Spanish Sangria
This easy recipe for traditional Spanish sangria is made with Rioja wine, brandy, triple sec, orange juice, lemon juice and sliced fruit.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 3 hours
- Yield: about 1 quart
- 1 bottle (750ml) Rioja
- 2 ounces brandy
- 2 ounces orange liqueur (triple sec)
- 4 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
- 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 1 small orange, sliced
- Combine the wine, brandy, orange liqueur, orange juice, lemon juice, lemon slices and orange slices in a large pitcher. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 3 hours. Serve over ice.