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Traditional Red Sangria

A sweet fruity cocktail with fresh fruit steeped in liquor and red wine.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: Sangria
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 cup Strawberries sliced
  • ½ Lemon sliced
  • ½ Orange sliced
  • 1 Lime sliced
  • ½ Apple sliced
  • ½ cup sweet fruit juice orange or cranberry apple
  • 1/2 cup liquor of choice tequila, rum, brandy, gin, etc.
  • 20 oz ginger ale
  • 1 750 ml bottle of red wine I tend to use Cabernet, but Spanish wine is a great choice!
  • 1 cup ice optional for serving


  • Slice all of your fruit.
  • Add half of the sliced fruit to a pitcher. Mash lightly to release juices.
  • Add fruit juice, liquor, ginger ale, and wine.
  • Allow to steep for at least an hour. Six hours is ideal.
  • Add the remainder of the fruit to the sangria when you are ready to serve it. Also, optionally add ice.