- an iced drink, typically made with red wine, sugar, fruit juice, soda water, and spices, and containing fruit slices.
Origin of sangría
Examples from the Web for sangria
“That was quintessential Breitbart,” Irby said, sipping on a “Wave,” a frozen margarita swirled with sangria.At Bars Nationwide, Conservatives Raise a Glass to Andrew Breitbart
Ben Jacobs, Laura Isensee
March 2, 2013
Grab some sangria and sunblock and head to Spain, where a relaxing getaway with an exciting culinary scene is calling your name.Fresh Picks
April 6, 2010
- a Spanish drink of red wine, sugar, spices, fruit, and soda water or lemonade, sometimes laced with rum or brandy
Word Origin and History for sangria
cold drink made from sweetened and diluted red wine, 1954, from Spanish, literally "bleeding," from sangre "blood," from Vulgar Latin sanguem, from Latin sanguis (see sanguinary). The drink so named for its color. Earlier as sangre (1736).