From backyard picnics to tapas bars to your local Outback Steakhouse, sangria is a summertime staple. The Spanish wine cocktail is one with a muddled history, tracing back to an early Greek and Roman drink called “hippocras” (wine, sugar, spices, and varied ingredients). A similar drink showed up in Spain around 1100 B.C., eventually spreading to […]
Whether you’ve adopted “rosé all day” as your life’s mantra, or just want to invoke tropical temperatures, rosy-hued sangrias are an excellent spin on the Spanish classic. Because sangria combines intensely flavorful elements, the best rosés for the job have serious body and flavor to match. That means ballet-slipper pink bottles from Provence are out, […]
Thanks to the craft cocktail revolution, happy couples tie one on in style when they tie the knot. “Signature” wedding cocktails are a mainstay of modern nuptials, meant to perfectly encapsulate their personalities, courtship, spirit preferences, and budget. It’s a tall order. As Brides reported last June, Americans are getting married later in life, meaning […]
Congratulations! #DryJanuary is (finally) over! If you’re ready to imbibe once again, the stars have aligned in your favor. February has some surprising things in store, so prepare your body, mind, and taste buds for what lies ahead. Here is VinePair’s February 2018 horoscope, with the perfect drink pairing for every celestial creature.
If rosé is ”summer water,” sangria has got to be summer’s ”juice.” On hot summer days, there’s nothing quite as thirst-quenching as a glass of juicy, fruity, and extra-boozy sangria. With tons of sangria recipes out there, finding that perfect summer recipe can certainly be a challenge — until now.
Summer’s here and we need sangria. This season, we’ve made a vow to drop our usual, last-minute Carlo Rossi + whatever half-rotten fruit we have in our fridge and switch over to fresh, thirst-quenching options, perfect for impressing vino-loving friends. We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite sangria recipes for summer, ranging from savory, herb-driven sippers […]
It’s hard to avoid summer sangria these days. Bubbly sangria, rosé sangria, Hennessy sangria, red, white, blue sangria — the Spanish wine punch has deviated so far from its simple origins it’s nearly unrecognizable. For years, sangrias have been gracing red and white picnic cloths and restaurants with outdoor seating. Sangria seems endlessly adaptable, vaguely Spanish, […]
Send all queries to firstname.lastname@example.org Can I put my white wine in my Soda Stream and make sparkling wine? It won’t really become the same thing. Sparkling wine is made via a secondary fermentation into a sealed tank or bottle. During fermentation, the byproduct of yeast-eating sugar is alcohol and CO2.
We’re gearing up for one of the busiest, booziest, party-filled weekends of the year — that’s right, we’re talking Halloween weekend. While everyone else is pouring down punch and sipping straight shots, we’re putting a fall twist on a summer classic : sangria. We know what you’re thinking — sangria for Halloween? This must be […]