Sangria Using Cabernet Franc

Sangria Using Cabernet Franc

  Sangria. Wine purists think of it as a four-letter word. How could one possible contaminate wine, they say. Unless, of course, it’s not “proper” wine. If you want to make sangria with some cheap red from some Mediterranean country on the verge of bankruptcy,...
Wildberry Sangria

Wildberry Sangria

It’s Father’s Day. And I am posting this late, but this idea will be perfect for any Sunday afternoon from now until the snow flies. Sangria is one of those terms that can inspire delight or disgust. The bottled “sangrias” you can buy are generally lamentable, distant...

Rioja Sangria

Last week I posted a Cosecha Sangria, a deliciously red mix of wine and fruit.  Here’s a second sangria based on a classic Rioja. This one uses a different liqueur, Pom, the pomegranate liqueur. This is a sweet sangria, one that needs little time in the refrigerator...

Cosecha Sangria

Warm weekend meals beg for a refreshing beverage. In hot, and humid weather, a heavy meal is not a comfort. Brian and I prefer tapas, little plates of ideal taste. And to wash it all down, a great sangria. I’ve already posted a Summer Melon Sangria but this Cosecha...

Summer Melon Sangria

This weekend is Memorial Day in the United States and many of us will be going to parties where food and beverages will be in abundance. These parties are often in the afternoon and we expect hot days ahead. What better treat to bring to a party than a pitcher or two...