Red Wine Sangria with Rum – not for the faint at heart!

Red Wine Sangria with Rum – not for the faint at heart!

Red Wine Sangria – mmmmm! This is good, really good and a bit on the strong side. Make this for your next Mexican/Spanish themed gathering. Your guests will love it but they may need an Uber!

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Prep Time – 30min; “Cook” Time – 3 hours


1 lemon
1 lime
1 orange
1 1/2 cup of white rum
1/2 cu sugar
1 bottle cabernet or merlot
1 cu OJ

Special Equipment and Other Items Needed:


Preparing the Red Wine Sangria:

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Slice the fruit into round slices.
Put sliced fruit. rum and sugar in the pitcher.
Place in fridge for 2-3 hours.

red wine sangria with rum

Mottle the fruit, rum and sugar together.

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Add the wine and OJ.

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Taste – add sugar if you want it sweeter.

This makes probably about 45 ozs of beverage so depending on glass size and other bevs provided, multiply accordingly.

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Important Tips:

The key is to serve it cold and let the fruit, rum and sugar hang out together for at least 2 hours.


There are a ton of sangria recipes on the web but since I’m a red wine kind of girl and I like a drink that is a bit strong, this is my favorite.

1 thought on “Red Wine Sangria with Rum – not for the faint at heart!”

  • Excellent recipe!! You are right… really strong. A few of us had to add a smidge of sprite. Boy, it sure was a fun night though!

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