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Easy Single-Serving Sangria

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This refreshing red wine sangria is easy to make right in the glass!

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This easy Single-Serving Sangria recipe is the perfect cocktail all spring and summer long. That's why we call it Swimming Pool Sangria! It's mixed simply right in the wine glass.

INGREDIENTS

Orange

Red wine

Grand Marnier

Strawberry, mixed berries or other fruit garnish

Club soda

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How to mix up a delicious single serving sangria:

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I use a medium-bodied red blend or a fruit-forward Zinfandel to make this cocktail, because it doesn't have the benefit of hanging out in a pitcher with a bunch of fruit like traditional sangrias do. Merlot would also work well here

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You'll notice I'm not adding any additional liquor beyond the Grand Marnier. That's for two reasons: I like the taste of wine and I'm not trying to get gassed-out-of-my-mind on two of these. I've already told you my friends and I drink them in swimming pool. Safety first.

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Could you use Triple Sec or another orange liqueur?

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Sure, although I think Grand Marnier adds a little something more since it's cognac-based. You can also squeeze all the juice of the orange in the glass and not throw the slice in. When I have lots of fresh berries, that's usually what I do.