Sangria is a refreshing Spanish summer drink. While hot sangria can be prepared in winter. It is usually made from red wine, juice, fruit and a small amount of brandy. You can also use white wine and cavou. The prepared mixture is allowed to stand in the refrigerator. The name of sangria is derived from the word sangre - blood, because of the deep red color. Under the name of sangria, only beverages produced in Spain or Portugal can be sold in Europe.