Sangria, Fruiterita


This recipe is dedicate to all of those people who come to Barcelona and try Sangria in a local bar for the first time. Especially to my dearest girl.

This makes the perfect summer drink, party punch. It’s easy to do, it’s vibrant, easy to drink… And you will be learning a typical Spanish drink!

I hope everyone can enjoy, and feel Barcelona nearer when you try it.

Summer in Barcelona



Home made


– 3 peaches
– 2 oranges
– 1/2 lemon
– 50 grams sugar
– 5 cl of brandy
– 1 and 1/2 liter of red wine ( tinto )
– 1 cinnamon stick
– 1 glass of orange  juice
– 1/2 cup lemon juice
– 1 lemon rind spiral cut


Peel the peaches and slice them in half removing the bone and then cut in thin slices. After peeling the oranges and taken the bones out, cut into small pieces, do the same with the lemon.

Put all fruit in a bowl with sugar and brandy and leave to marinate for about 12 minutes. Then add the red wine, a glass of orange juice and lemon.

Later, add the cinnamon and the lemon peel and let it chill in the fridge. This drink should served very cold.

And that’s it! Oh wait…

A few tips:

Before consuming the Sangria, at the last moment without abusing add ice cubes. Especially don’t abuse.

You can also add a small bottle of lemon or orange soda too if you want to decrease the alcohol.

To make the perfect sangria you need to get Tempranillos. Or young red wine, if you can, with tones of fruit!

You can add other fruit to the mix if you like, like pears! Or whatever you want.

And that’s it!

I’ll see you all soon,



17 comments on “Sangria, Fruiterita

  1. wallcat says:

    Hmmm I love Sangria. I might try this. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  2. Kristen says:

    Wine and brandy together? I must try this!

    • mattrecepies says:

      Very little brandy, just to give it a twist. A friend of mine instead of brandy puts peach liquor. Or you can put both, but then it’s not going to be Sangria anymore 😉 it will be your variant! That maybe is even better

  3. Nurse Frugal says:

    This sounds like a great recipe! I’ve always wanted to try homemade Sangria! Nice to meet your blog 😉

  4. John says:

    That reminds me of a (long) time ago I was drinking Sangria in Spain.

  5. I love sangria – so refreshing and screams “summertime” !

  6. Brilliant! My roommate is allergic to melons and any fruit with a pit in it (so no peaches) anything you’d recommend to replace it?

  7. vivilinh says:

    looks so pretty!

  8. ooothatsshiny says:

    Looks amazing! Sangria is my absolute favorite drink for the summer 🙂

  9. Asuma says:

    This looks so yum! Even to someone like me, who doesn’t even like the taste of alcohol in general 😛

  10. Thanks so much for sharing! This sounds SO good….Sidenote – I’ve always wanted to go to BigTime

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