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Sangria recipes... any tips?

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#1 ~Nic~

Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:46 AM

I went to a Tapas bar in Brisbane this week and loved their Sangria and want to try and make it at home... I've also had Sangria at a Mexican resturant, but I preferred the Spanish version... it seemed a bit more fruity than the Mexican one. I've found a few recipes online and some say to use sparkling shiraz, others say to use still red wine and lemonade. Some use brandy, others use orange liqueur.

I'm tossing up between this one (orange liqueur and sparkling wine)  or this one (brandy and still wine). Have also found this one as well which has both orange liqueur and brandy.

Any suggestions?

#2 threeinnyc

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:06 AM

Oh man you are good, Nic. We just bought those ready to drink Sangria from Dan's Murphy lol.

#3 ~Nic~

Posted 23 November 2012 - 10:34 AM

QUOTE (Kenji @ 23/11/2012, 11:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh man you are good, Nic. We just bought those ready to drink Sangria from Dan's Murphy lol.

Are you serious??? I had no idea there was ready made ones laughing2.gif! Off to First Choice today I think...

#4 runnybabbit

Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:38 PM

I use the AWW Christmas one, which is:
1 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup sweet (red) vermouth
1 medium green apple, cubed
1 medium orange, peeled and cubed
2 medium peaches, peeled and cubed
1 L lemonade lots of ice

I don't know how authentic it is, but I think it is just delicious. original.gif

#5 HRH Countrymel

Posted 23 November 2012 - 01:09 PM

Here was a thread from a while back... It includes my cautionary tale.

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