While pure wine brings a rich, passionate flavor, cocktails will bring you a fresh and irresistible taste. If you are curious about how to make an attractive cocktail to change it up a little, you absolutely must not ignore the article below. Let Le Vista tell you how to make Sangria Cocktail with Le Vista Shiraz wine just like a bartender!
Where did the Sangria cocktail come from?
Sangria is a famous and typical cocktail in 2 countries, Spain and Portugal. In Spanish, the word “Sangria” comes from the word “sangre” which means blood.
Therefore, the main ingredient that cannot be in this cocktail is red wine and is mixed with fresh chopped fruit. Parties or picnics cannot be complete without the taste of wine combined with countless fresh fruits
The Sangria cocktail was originally born when the Romans and Greeks mixed wine with sugar, spices, and other ingredients. The wine was then heated. From there came “hippocras”, which is considered the ancestor of Sangria cocktails as well as other processed wines.
By the 700s AD, the wine industry in Spain was in decline. However, wine really returned to this land in 1492. From there, the Sangria cocktail became an increasingly popular beverage.
The Sangria recipe is not fixed but very different, depending on your preferences as well as the land, climate… but creating your own flavor. So there is no exact recipe, only the most suitable delicious recipe.
Sangria cocktail is usually prepared with cool fruits such as lemon, melon, grape, pineapple, kiwi, apple, orange, peach, strawberry, or mango… mixed with other sweetening ingredients such as, sugar or syrup, honey.
Ingredients needed to make Sangria cocktail
In the recipe below, the ingredients are easy to find, so get them prepared to create delicious Sangria cocktails:
- 1 bottle of Le Vista Shiraz wine (You can choose 1 of 3 types: Le Vista Shiraz Limited, Le Vista Shiraz White Label, Le Vista Shiraz Gold Label)
- 2 oranges
- 20ml sugar water
- 1 green apple
- 3 lemons
- 4 strawberries
- 100ml peach juice
- 1 can of soda
Instructions on how to make Sangria cocktails
Step 1: Prepare ingredients
The first step you need to do is to prepare the fruit ingredients first. You wash oranges, green apples, strawberries, and lemon with water and salt. Then, for oranges, you slice them into beautiful circles, for green apples, remove the stem and seeds and slice into pieces. As for strawberries, you also remove the stem and then halve. Finally, the lemon is sliced, and the other 2 are squeezed to get the lemon juice.
Step 2: Make Sangria cocktail
The next step is to put the fruits into a large glass jar and then add Le Vista Shiraz wine and sugar water. Next, you bring the jar to the refrigerator and leave it for at least 1-2 hours, better yet, for about 1 day.
It’s time for your decanter to balance the flavors together, the sweet and sour fruits will combine with the sharp richness of the Australian wine Le Vista Shiraz. From there, creating Sangria cocktails with sweet and sour flavors, liberal and full of youth.
Step 3: Finish and enjoy
After the soaking time, it’s time for you to enjoy your beverage. When drinking, pour the soaked mixture into the prepared glass of soda and peach juice, then add some ice cubes. Let’s enjoy the fruity Sangria cocktail with Le Vista!
The above article has shared an attractive fruit Sangria cocktail recipe like a bartender. Le Vista believes that this is the most ideal drink for summer as well as perfectly suitable for picnics. Don’t hesitate to try making a Sangria cocktail with Le Vista wine right away to enjoy!