The Best Red Sangria Recipe…Ever!

By Alexis Wolfer

When it comes to making sangria, no one knows it better than my Dad.

Seriously, if profession status is garnered by hours spent perfecting one’s technique, he’s undeniably a pro.

When I asked him to share his recipe with me so I could whip up some sangria cocktails for friends last night, I for sure thought he would give me the “well, you put a bit of this, and then add some of that” from which I would have had to take a wild guess as to how many ounces are really in a “bit” and whether “some” is more closely equal to a teaspoon or a quarter cup.

Instead, Dad Wolfer pulled through with an extremely detailed – and insanely delicious – sangria recipe.

Sure, it may not be “healthy,” per se, but it is antioxidant packed, which, well, is at least better than some other cocktail recipes out there!

The Best Red Sangria Recipe
Serves 4-6

1 bottle of inexpensive red wine (Merlot or Cabernet)
1 1/2 oz of Triple Sec
1 1/2 oz oz Brandy
1/2 cup of orange juice
4 tsp of frozen limeade
1 naval orange
1 green apple
Combine all liquid ingredients before mixing well. Quarter the orange and squeeze the juice into the mixture before tossing the pieces into the sangria. Add the green apple, sliced. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Pour over ice immediately prior to serving.