I’m no mixologist, but this on-the-spot sangria was excellent. I love sangria and have really only made it in big batches so I wanted to see about perfect my by-the-glass sangria.
I turned Mr. J onto sangria in Barcelona which also ended up being a gentle introduction to wine…
My motivation for by the glass sangria was that it needed to be ready on the spot, without needing all day to mellow. I also figured it would be a great use for some open wine that I didn’t like. I started simply so it could be recreated. I didn’t know if I’d need to make tweaks for next time, but I liked this as-is.
Ingredients: (quantities per glass)
4 oz red wine
1/2 shot limoncello
1/2 shot triple sec
splash of orange juice
optional: ice cubes of orange juice & grenadine
Optional: make some ice cubes of orange juice & grenadine.
Add wine, ice cubes, lemoncello, triple sec, and a shot of orange juice into a shaker.
Shake, shake, shake,
Serve & enjoy.
I do not like merlot. Merlot made me think I didn’t like red wine actually. Au contraire my friends. This huuuge bottle is making its way into lots of things I cook and then into this stellar sangria.
I loved this. I think the lemon liquor with the orange liquor with the orange juice was spot-on. It definitely had a kick so I let the cubes melt a touch and it was perfect. It sure made for a happy Sunday!
Some of my other favorite sangrias include:
apple cider sangria
any sangria tips for me?