The best beverage in Spain is made from wine and fruits. It chills during the heat in summer and can warm you in winter.
The world saw sangria for the first time at the exhibition in New York in 1964. Since then, it has firmly entrenched as a symbol of Spain, along with jamon and paella.
Sangria is prepared from red (rarely white) wine, diluted with water, with the addition of fruits. Depending on the wine quality and variety of fruits, the taste of sangria changes and in each new restaurant you can try a completely different drink.
Due to the fact that the wine is diluted with water, sangria is great for those who want to cheer themselves up a little but do not have one over the eight. It refreshes in summer when they add ice in it, and warms in winter, when sangria becomes a hot drink with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
from €1 for 1 liter.
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