By | 20 Dec 2022 at 11:27 AM
National Sangria Day 2022: Date, History and Recipes

December 20, 2022 marks National Sangria Day in the United States! In honor of this special occasion, we’re sharing our favorite recipes for the perfect pitcher of sangria. Whether you’re looking for a traditional red sangria or something a little different, we’ve got you covered. We’ll also share some tips on how to make the perfect sangria for your next party or gathering. So grab your favorite bottle of wine and get ready to celebrate National Sangria Day in style!

What is Sangria?

Sangria is a wine-based punch that originates from Spain. It typically contains red wine, fruit juices, and brandy, and is served over ice. Sangria is a refreshing summertime drink, and can be easily tailored to your taste preferences.

To make a traditional sangria, you will need the following ingredients:

-1 bottle of red wine
-1/2 cup brandy
-1/4 cup sugar
-1 orange, sliced
-1 lemon, sliced
-1 lime, sliced
-1/2 cup chopped fresh fruit (such as strawberries, peaches, or apples)
-club soda or sparkling water (optional)

History of Sangria

Sangria is a wine-based punch that originated in Spain. The exact origin of Sangria is unknown, but it is believed to date back to the 18th century. Sangria was originally made with red wine and fruit, but today, there are many different versions of the drink made with different types of wines and fruits.

Sangria became popular in Spain during the 19th century, when it was introduced to tourists visiting the country. Sangria quickly spread to other countries in Europe and then to North and South America. Today, Sangria is enjoyed all over the world by people of all ages.

National Sangria Day is celebrated on December 20th each year. This day is a great opportunity to enjoy a glass (or two) of this refreshing drink!

How to Make Sangria

To make a traditional Spanish sangria, you will need the following ingredients:
-1 bottle of red wine
-1/2 cup of brandy
-1/4 cup of triple sec
-1 cup of orange juice
-1/2 cup of lemon juice
-1/4 cup of sugar
-1 orange, sliced
-1 lemon, sliced
-1 lime, sliced

Instructions:
1) In a large pitcher, combine the red wine, brandy, triple sec, orange juice, lemon juice and sugar.
2) Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
3) Add the orange, lemon and lime slices.
4) Chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours (or overnight).
5) To serve, pour into glasses over ice. Enjoy!

Conclusion

Hang on to your glasses, because National Sangria Day is coming up on December 20th! This festive holiday is the perfect excuse to whip up a batch of your favorite sangria recipe and enjoy it with friends. Whether you opt for a classic red wine sangria or something a little more creative, make sure to raise a glass and celebrate National Sangria Day in style. Cheers!

NATIONAL SANGRIA DAY DATES

Year Date Day
2022 December 20 Tuesday
2023 December 20 Wednesday
2024 December 20 Friday
2025 December 20 Saturday
2026 December 20 Sunday