Happy Cinco De Mayo! Today we bring you a favorite past-time… Sangria! Here’s a delicious recipe that’s one of our favorites. Hopefully you have a chance to kick back and enjoy this outside after a long day of work.
2 bottles of red wine (recommended: Rioja)
2 cups brandy
1 cup fresh orange juice
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 apple, cored, and cut into thin wedges
1 pear, cored, and cut into thin wedges
1 (750-ml) bottle club soda, chilled
Brown sugar or granulated sugar (for glass rims)
Combine the wine, brandy, juice, and fruit in a large container or glass pitcher. Cover and chill completely, 1 to 2 hours or overnight.
Add soda to mixture when ready to serve. Using a little lime juice wet the rim of the glass and then coat it with brown or granulated sugar.
Serve with ice.
Please be sure to let us know what you think, your Cinco De Mayo stories, or other favorite recipes for this festive holiday. If you want more info on this specific recipe you can read more on Muy Bueno Cookbook here.
- TWC Sommelier