Perfect for any occasion, this easy sangria recipe is absolutely delicious and is made with a secret ingredient!
Sangria is a typical beverage from Spain and Portugal. It normally consists of red wine, chopped fruit, a sweetener, and a small amount of added brandy (thank you Wiki) and it just so happen to be my favorite ever cocktail.
I love the bold flavors of red wine with the added bonus of oranges muddled with sugar and brandy AND the secret ingredient: Fresca!
Fresca is a citrus flavored soda and it adds the perfect amount of bubbly to this recipe.
Now that it’s getting colder, this drink reminds me of warmer days and enjoying sangria with friends. In fact, earlier this year I made a large batch of this very sangria when I went to the ChiTownRetreat in Chicago. Below is the giant bowl of sangria I made and the lovely Sheila of Eat 2 Gather pouring a glass:
This isn’t the first time I’ve shared this recipe, two years ago I shared it here on the blog and shared how it was actually my father-in-law who taught me how to make sangria this way, so I wanted to do the recipe justice and make it again with an updated picture.
I was working on a photo shoot with one of my hubby Nick’s friends who is a cocktail genius -recipes from that photo shoot coming soon-and the boys were playing video games as I was making the sangria:
So this sangria, you need this in your life!
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