Sangria Pinterest Madness

Today I would like to share with you a Pinterest story.

Last week I pinned a recipe for Sangria from Yellow Song Bird.  The bestie and I were looking for a good healthy recipe to help us ring in the New Year.  No biggie.  Until I started to receive trillions of re-pinned e-mails from this Sangria pin.  Check this out.  Insanity.

Photo via Pinterest and Yellow Song Bird

Here’s the funny part.  I don’t drink very often. I don’t have any moral/ethical/religious issues with drinking.  It’s just one of my many weird Michelle things.  But on occasion, I do enjoy a good Sangria.  Even in the middle of winter.  Mainly because it’s one of the few drinks that I actually enjoy and don’t have to choke down.

I thought I should share with my dear readers a review of this popular pin.  Did it really live up to the re-pinning hype?

A Sangria Review From A Girl That Doesn’t Drink Often and Hates Red Wine

I gathered my ingredients.

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Only the finest $4.99 bottle of red wine will do.  Nothing but the best for my New Year’s Eve guests…

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I dumped the ingredients in a pretty glass pitcher as instructed (instructions here)…

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The sangria was obviously very pretty and it easy to make…even for a girl that struggles in the kitchen.  I’d say I did it alone but I made Nate open the bottle of wine.  Who corks a $4.99 bottle of wine?  Seriously.  I may or may not have carried the bottle of wine outside while looking for Nate.  This was at noon. 

The sangria was delicious.  Just the right amount of sweet and fruity goodness.  You should definitely add this to your entertaining drink list.  Re-pin this lovely drink!  You will thank me.  And your guests will thank me. 

Any other great Sangria recipes out there?  What’s your most surprisingly popular pin on the ol’ Pinterest?