Lovely Sangria Ideas that Can Complete Your Winter!
Sangria is an alcoholic drink that originated from Spain. Traditionally, Sangria contains red wine and fruits along with other ingredients such as fruit juice or other alcoholic beverages. As the name implies, Sangria, which means blood (sangre) in Spanish, have a red color from the red wine used. Most of the time, Sangria is drunk during summer, but this does not mean you cannot enjoy it in the winter.
If you are looking forward to a great winter drink, why not try a Sangria drink? Here are a few Sangria ideas that you can do for those winter parties or dinners.
1- Traditional Sangria
The traditional Sangria contains red wine, brandy, sugar, orange juice and slices of lemon, lime, orange and apple. Chill this lovely concoction in just an hour and you’ll have a lovely drink you can share with everyone.
2- Frozen Sangria
Sangria slushy? Why not! Place your regular Sangria without the fruit slices in the freezer and let it freeze. Blend the frozen Sangria and serve with slices of fruits and voila! Frozen, refreshing Sangria.
3- Apple Sangria
Apple goes well with Sangria and you can never go wrong with it. Honeycrisp apple can be your best choice for a winter Sangria. You can ditch the citrus fruits and it will still taste ever so lovely.
4- Peach-Mango Sangria
Mango and peach have nice combination of flavors. You can use white wine for this Sangria instead of the regular red wine. Add plenty of ice and you got a cool drink that can still fit the winter season.
5- Lemonade and Sangria
Another white wine based Sangria, lemonade Sangria gives that oomph in the winter that is refreshing and sweet. Add strawberries, raspberries and apples and you’re good to go!