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Red Wine Sangria

I think before moving up to Indy I had only made Sangria once and honestly forgot about the drink entirely (obviously the recipe was that good). But when John and I ate at Barcelona Tapas our waitress told her us the basics to their recipe – which actually included boxed wine. So I toyed with the recipe a few times until I came up with the perfect concoction. Here are a few key pieces to this easy recipe though. You don’t have to use a real nice expensive wine. I always get about a $10 bottle. The other key point is to let it sit in the refrigerator for a few hours. And the best part is after you and your friends finish the pitcher you still have the wine soaked fruit to munch on.

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So in honor of National Sangria Day enjoy a glass, maybe enjoy it with some Spanish Tapas or a big bowl of Fettuccine Bolognese.

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Gracie Register

Friday 4th of January 2013

Sounds so yummy!! Can't wait to try this recipe!

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