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scottso May 2, 2007 11:41 AM

I'm making sangria for an evening grazing party for 40 guests with lots of finger foods, tapas etc. I'm having a disagreement about amounts.The recipe I use is tried and true and is always a big hit even with folks that don't usually like sangria. I use red wine, brandy, contreau, fruit juice and fruit with a splah of spakling water. Beer, red and white wine will also be available. How much snagria should I make? Thanks!

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    RicRios May 2, 2007 08:37 PM

    Half bottle per guest, that is 750 ml x .5 x 40 = 15 liters = 4 gallons

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      scottso May 10, 2007 07:32 AM

      Four gallons, plus the orange juice,sparkling water, brandy etc? That's the crux of our disagreement, Including, that folks usually drink more sangria than just straight wine, when we serve it. Any thoughts?

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        scottso May 29, 2007 09:09 PM

        I went with four gallons of wine plus juice and brandy etc. etc. Thirty people showed up and drank almost all of it.

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          RicRios May 30, 2007 09:08 PM

          Amen!

          (Common English translations of the word amen include: "Verily", "Truly", "So be it", and "Let it be". Colloquially, it can also mean "I agree," or "Well said.")

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amen

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