Spanish Sangria

This was a recipe I learned while living in Spain in the late 1970s. It's still one of my favorites.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
9 servings


  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle Shiraz red wine

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup vodka

  • ½ cup gin

  • ½ cup rum

  • ½ cup tequila

  • 1 medium orange, halved and sliced

  • 1 medium lemon, juiced

  • 1 liter ginger ale


  1. Mix wine with sugar in a bowl to dissolve. Add vodka, gin, rum, and tequila.

  2. Cut orange and lemon in half, then into slices. Stir into sangria. Refrigerate for 8 hours, or overnight.

  3. Add ginger ale. Serve over a lot of ice.

Cook's Note:

You may add other fruits, or subtract... at least one!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

240 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 19mg 93%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 144mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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