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01-08-2005, 18:25   #1
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Sangria - where to buy or how to make?

While abroad I fell in love with Sangria. I was going to bring some home but I was concerned about my luggage weight. I have failed to find any in the shops.

Where can I buy this stuff here in Ireland?
Is it easy to make?
If so, what do I need?

All help welcome people as I need a fix asap. Cold turkey has well and truly set in.
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02-08-2005, 01:35   #2
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I think I saw what looked like Sangria being sold in Aldi over the weekend. Dunno what it'd be like though.
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02-08-2005, 07:55   #3
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They sell it in Superquinns as well
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04-08-2005, 00:01   #4
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Originally Posted by Loobz
Where can I buy this stuff here in Ireland?
Is it easy to make?
If so, what do I need?
Had the exact same situation but had the benefit of girlfriend who lived in Spain.

Just mix
- 3/4 parts Red Wine
- 1 part Orangeade (Fanta is fine)
- 2 measures Peach Vodka (Im sure any fruity vodka would do)
- 2 x Cinnamon sticks

and enjoy...

Quantities are a complete estimate, give it a shot and you'll find the right mix.
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05-08-2005, 08:43   #5
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Yeah Aldi have it alright, much the same as whats in the supermarkets in Spain. Only diference is the price.

When in France for the same bottle I was paying 2e, in aldi its about 5.5e.

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Just back from my holiday and all I did was drink sangria and now I am so sad. I bought the bottles of SANGRINA (how it is spelt on bottle) in Aldi and was digusting cheap rip off don't get it think its only about 2% alchohol. I am going to try the home made stuff instead
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15-09-2006, 15:34   #7
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I make mine with...

250ml Gin
1 bottle (750ml) red wine
2 litres Fanta Orange

Loads of chopped fruit & a squeeze of fresh lime juice never hurts
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Try dunnes for bottles of it. The stuff they have is in a triangle shaped bottle with orange-ish lable and is quite nice (I thought anyway). While not as strong as straight wine it's about 7-8%
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