200 B.C.200 B.C., the Romans enjoyed drinking red wines from Spain. They began naming the wines and wine-based punches, sangria. More than a century later, sangria would become a popular drink in Europe, specifically that made with French Bordeaux as the boozy base.
What region is sangria from?
Originally from its humble roots in Spain, Sangria has become a worldwide sensation. While Americans first tasted the red wine punch at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the history of Sangria can be traced back 200 BC.