To make an authentic Brazilian Sangria you will need lots of fresh fruit, red country wine and a cachaca liquor. A Sangria is a fruity Spanish wine punch typically made from a Rioja red wine, sliced fruit, a honey or sugar sweetener, and a bit of brandy. Though the traditional version is nice enough, the Brazilian Sangria turns up the volume with cachaca. Different from rum, Cacha liquor is made from fermented sugarcane juice instead of rum. It is the most popular distilled alcoholic drink in Brazil. You must add it to the sangria for an authentic flavor. There are several different versions of a Brazilian Sangria, but we prefer a straightforward cocktail version you can make here in the States. The alcohol strength will knock you off your feet. Saddle up to the bar and let us serve you a Brazilian Sangria.
To make a Brazilian Sangria, you will need.
- 1 diced lime
- 2-3 spoons of sugar
- An ounce of your favorite red wine
- 3/4 ounces of your favorite brand of Cachaca
- In season fresh fruit.
- Add the lime and sugar to a rock glass.
- Use a muddler to mash the sugar and lime in the bottom of a rock glass until it comes together.
- Add the your favorite Cachaca and simple red wine to the glass.
- Shake well.
- Add fresh fruits like strawberries, lime, orange, passion fruit, kiwi,grapes, grapes or even apples. Anything that will add flavor and is tasty to nimble on is do for a post drink kick.
- Garnish the glass with sugarcane.