Super Bowl parties are another great venue to mix up a fresh batch of Sangria. Sangria is a lively, wine-based party drink that has a reputation for fruit and fun! It is easy to make, easy to drink and a welcome addition to basic beer and brats at any shindig.
Best Party Sangria Recipe
This Sangria recipe is perfect for big parties - always a favorite, you may consider doubling the recipe.
- 1 Bottle of red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rioja, Zinfandel, Shiraz)
- 1 Lemon cut into wedges
- 1 Orange cut into wedges
- 1 Lime cut into wedges
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- Splash of orange juice
- 2 Shots of gin (or rum)
- 1 Cup of sliced strawberries or raspberries (may use thawed or frozen)
- 1 Small can of diced pineapples (with juice)
- 4 Cups ginger ale
Pour wine in the pitcher and squeeze the juice wedges from the lemon, orange and lime into the wine. Toss in the fruit wedges (leaving out seeds if possible) and pineapple then add sugar, orange juice and gin/rum.
Chill overnight. Add ginger ale, berries and ice just before serving. If you'd like to serve right away, use chilled red wine and serve over lots of ice.
Remember that the best Sangrias are chilled around 24 hours in the frig. - allowing the flavors to really marinate into each other.