U.S. Demand for Bottled Sangria on the Rise

Jul 31, 2014

A bottle of wine that's already open, some cut-up fruit and maybe a spritz of seltzer—that's sangria, right? No way, says the European Union: Bottled sangria—not the homemade variety—must come from Spain or Portugal, just as Montrachet must come from the Burgundy cru, according to a regulation approved in February. Wine Spectator's Ben O'Donnell reports.

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