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How long will Sangria last in the fridge?

I cut up a bunch of fruit (mango's, apples, and peaches) and left it to soak in red wine for a Sangria base.
That was 2 days ago........how long will this last?

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  1. Though I've never had Sangria left over for more than a few days, I think it actually tastes better once its been sitting. I'd say you still have a few more days on it.

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    1. re: Adrienne

      okay, I'm on day five, and mine still tastes great....but I'm just curious if it could taste good, yet make me sick?
      2 cups fruit soaked in peach brandy overnight
      2 bottles red wine
      1 bottle almond champagne
      2 liter bottle hawaiian punch
      this is the best sangria I ever had! Be very, very careful.......

      1. re: tashasart

        I think you're ok still... fresh fruit lasts more than 5 days, doesn't it? And the alcohol is serving to preserve it...

        I am very curious about your almond champagne. Sounds delish.

    2. I made some Sangria a week or so ago, and somehow still had a little bit left after 3 days. Even so, it was still extremely tasty on it's third day, and could imagine it still good for at least another day. Although I would maybe change some of the fruit I used if I was hoping to keep it on the longer side.

      1. be aware that citrus left too long will impart a bitter taste from the rind

        1. I've found that a quart of Sangria will last about one hour. The second one will last just a little longer.

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          1. re: bkhuna

            Atleast a week if you use fresh fruits

          2. Keep the fruit separated and it could last, if covered tightly, for about two days without losing too much of the fizz imparted by either the club soda and/or sparkling wine you may have used. Just like anything else carbonated, no air if possible. If your recipe did not have anything bubbly, it can last three or four days easily. I have heard a week, but that has never happened in my house. Separating the fruit and soaking it in either a little sangria or the original brandy or flavored brandy keeps the fruit from making the sangria cloudy.

            1. I find it becomes bitter, as a previous poster mentioned. If I were to keep it again, I would remove the fruit and add fresh fruit for serving.

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              1. re: sarah galvin

                I've only made a berry sangria with rose - not very authentic but delicious. I found that even after just a couple of hours of chilling, I didn't like the taste of the fruit, and so strained it and added fresh berries when I served it as well.

              2. Like everyone says, if you use citrus it will get bitter.

                I had some left over for a week and it was just a bit bitter, but otherwise pretty enjoyable.

                I usually add the sparkling water to the glass instead of to the pitcher if there's only the two of us drinking it, so fizz was not an issue.

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                1. re: C. Hamster

                  We made a gallon just to test this before a big party. We mixed everything but the fizz and the ice and put it in the fridge overnight. Day 2 + 3 it was excellent, day 4 it was pretty good, by day 5 it was bitter.

                  When we had the party I made it overnight, and then removed the fruit before refrigerating leftovers. (Yes, leftovers. Apparently 5 gallons was too much!)

                  --Lisa

                2. Try nine months! Okay, it was in the garage fridge, and we kept forgetting it...somebody had brought it to a party, and we decanted (and strained) it into a clean bottle so the donor could take his big Thermos jug home. But as it's not the sort of thing either of us normally wants to drink, we stuck it out there. Out of sight, out of mind. Finally I decided it really needed to go, but I tasted it first. Just as good - okay, just as vile - as it had been originally. Now, this was the basic stuff with no soda pop or fizzwater added, just wine, rum, fruit juices and infused spices.