Drinks | Wine in Good TASTE notes: Lolea No 1 Red Sangria

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On the March 26, 2018 Eats + Drinks with Patrick segment of Coast Live, this was our featured Wine in Good TASTE.

Here’s some information to get you started.

THE WINE

+ Lolea No 1 Red Sangria

+ Lolea [LINK]

+ Spain

THREE FAST FACTS

+ Based on traditional Spanish sangrias

+ Red wine infused with fruit juices

+ Light, bright, slight effervescence

PAIRING

Sangrias are wonderful any time of day, but they seem to make an appearance at brunch and in the afternoon when the party moves to the porch. Try this small bite as a starter at brunch or for an outdoor soiree: Raisin Toast with Honey Cream Cheese and Everything Bagel Spice; the recipe is HERE [LINK]

RECIPE

In our segment, we made a quick, delicious sangria by adding a handful of frozen fruit to a wine glass, pouring in one ounce of chilled Nektar Liqueur [LINK] and topping with Lolea No 1 Red Sangria, chilled. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and serve. Yields 1 cocktail.

If you’d like to make a more traditional sangria, check out one of our favorite recipes HERE [LINK]

Wines come from the curated offerings at TASTE, a gourmet store and cafe with eight locations in Coastal Virginia, and one in Richmond. Find the one nearest you HERE [LINK]


Please join me as I lead Bottles + Bites, a wine tasting and food pairing class throughout the year at TASTE. You can find out more information or sign up for a class HERE [LINK]


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