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Old 01-08-2008, 10:18 PM   #1
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Sangria Help!

Hi everyone,
I'm making sangria for the first time and I need some help. What type of red wine and brandy is best for traditional sangria? Thanks for any help!

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Old 01-08-2008, 10:21 PM   #2
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WE discussed this at length last summer. I recommend you do a search on the word and check out the discussions.
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Old 01-09-2008, 08:33 PM   #3
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zinfandel....and the brandy does not have to be top shelf.
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Old 04-16-2008, 04:31 PM   #4
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Generally, an economical red table wine is used since other ingredients are used (Why use expensive wine unless you truly are tasting the wine on its own?)


Recipe - Sangria de Vino Tinto (Red Wine Sangria)

Ingredients

1 bottle Red table wine
1 Orange with skin, diced into 1/2” cubes
1 Lemon with skin, diced into 1/2” cubes
2 Peaches, diced into 1/2” cubes
1 Apple, diced into 1/2” cubes
2 cups Soda (Club Soda, sparkling water, or lemon-lime soda - we prefer 7up™)
1 cup Liquór (Spanish Brandy, Cognac, or Gran Marnier)
1 small can frozen lemonade concentrate
sugar to taste
Cubed Ice

Instructions
  1. In a large Pitcher add the diced fruit and lemonade concentrate.
  2. Add the bottle of wine and allow the fruit to macerate from 30 minutes to several hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Add the Liquor, soda, and stir gently.
  4. Add sugar to taste and enjoy with ice!
Good luck!
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Old 04-17-2008, 07:23 AM   #5
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This is the thread from last year Andy was talking about.
http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...ipe-22409.html

I personally do not put lemonade or any club soda in mine. It just dilutes it, which is not proper spanish Sangria! I'm making some this Saturday to enjoy with our anchovy stuffed Spanish olives, manchego cheese and pan con tomate. Can't wait!
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Old 04-17-2008, 07:40 AM   #6
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I don't put lemonade or club soda in mine, either, although DH likes the club soda. I also use white zinfandel for the wine, because that's what I like to drink If I'm having company, I make a pitcher of pink and a pitcher of red.

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Old 04-20-2008, 09:57 AM   #7
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u just made me really thirsty...i lurveeeeeee sangriaaaaaaaaa yeahhhh (i don't make it, just drink it LOL)
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