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Classic Red Sangria

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classic red sangria in a pitcher with glasses

How to Make a Classic Red Sangria

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Wine Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Classic Red Sangria
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Classic Red Sangria is a Spanish drink with a sweet and fruity flavor.


  • Red wine 750 ml
  • Brandy 1/4 cup
  • Simple syrup 1/4 cup
  • Orange 1
  • Lemon 1
  • Apple 1
  • Club soda 1 cup


  • Start by preparing the fruit. Wash and slice the orange, lemon, and apple into thin rounds.
  • In a large pitcher, combine the fruit, brandy, and simple syrup. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the red wine to the pitcher, and stir again.
  • Place the pitcher in the fridge and chill for at least 2 hours, or until ready to serve.
  • Just before serving, add the club soda and ice to the pitcher. Stir well.
  • Pour the sangria into glasses and serve.
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Classic Red Sangria is a Spanish drink with a sweet and fruity flavor, a perfect accompaniment to any meal or occasion. The recipe evolved to include Spanish red wine, brandy, and a variety of fruits. Today, there are countless variations of the classic sangria recipe, but here is the recipe for the traditional version.

Classic Red Sangria
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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