You might think that National Sangria Day would be celebrated during the summer months as many of us enjoy this delicious fruity, wine based drink on warm summer nights as we dine outside on our patios and decks, but that just isn't the case. National Sangria Day is celebrated this year on Friday, December 20th. If you decide to celebrate this spirited occasion, try out this recipe from Veev, Sustainable Acai Spirits.
FRUIT CUP SANGRIA
- 1.5 oz. VeeV Acai Spirit
- .5 oz. Licor 43
- 1 oz. pomegranate juice
- 1.5 oz. Cabernet Sauvignon
Slice pear, strawberry and orange. Shake all ingredients well with ice and strain into a wine glass. Garnish with slices of pear, strawberry and orange.
VeeV is the world's first carbon neutral spirit, which means that the product does not have a carbon footprint. It is also the first acai based spirited beverage. Additionally, the company donates 1% of all sales to rainforest preservation and other environmental initiatives.