Wine Gourmet's House Sangria Recipe

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October 4th is National Vodka Day... while we may not sell spirits we're all about a good Sangria. Check out our recipe below for Wine Gourmet's House Sangria that kicked up with a little vodka and brandy! 

YIELD: Roughly 6 Glasses    ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes     TOTAL TIME: 70 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 750ml bottle of wine*
  • 1/4 cup of pulp-free orange juice
  • 1/3 cup 7-UP
  • 1 tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs vodka**
  • 2 tbs brandy**
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • Fresh Fruit
    • Pears
    • Granny Smith Apples
    • Blueberries
    • White and red seedless grapes
    • Strawberries
    • Oranges

    Instructions

    1. Mix all ingredients
    2. Taste for desired sugar and vodka flavors. 
    3. Dice pears, Granny Smith Apples, blueberries, white and red seedless grapes, strawberries, and oranges.
    4. Add fruit approximately 1 hour before serving.
    5. Serve over ice with a slice of lime or lemon and a mint sprig.
    6. Jazz it up with specialty glassware and fruit garnishes.
    7. If storing (2 weeks maximum) mix all ingredients except fresh fruit and refrigerate.

    *Dry Rosé, Dry White or an Unoaked Dry Red Wine can be used. 

    **Suggested additions for added flavor depth. 


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