Duet Brasserie's Spring Sangria

Sangria is known as the perfect cocktail to kick off the warm weather season, and for those who can’t escape to a...

Sangria is known as the perfect cocktail to kick off the warm weather season, and for those who can’t escape to a tropical paradise, the refreshing taste of Duet Brasserie's Spring Sangria will help to bring the tropics right to you.

Ingredients

  • bottle of white wine (Pinot Grigio or Sancerre)
  • 6  Ounces  brandy
  • 1/2  Cup  seltzer
  • 1  Cup  orange juice, passion fruit juice, apple or pear juice
  • guava, papaya, mango or peach puree (to taste)

Directions

1. Mix the ingredients together, shake well and pour into a glass with diced fruit (plums, apples, oranges (seasonal or favorite)
(Recommendation: Do not add ice to the pitcher of sangria as it will become too watery)

Sangria Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Sangria Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.