5 Best Sangria Drinks in Corpus Christi

5 Best Sangria Drinks in Corpus Christi

From holiday-inspired to tried-and-true combinations, here are five sangria drinks to sip on this season and beyond

holiday sangria from Tannin's Wine Bar

Holiday Sangria from Tannins Wine Bar & Tapas | Photo by Robin Blackshear

Refreshing, but still warm, bright and fruity with a little spice, sangria is a chameleon cocktail, that adapts to any flavor profile and wine choice. Usually made by combining wine, sugar, some sort of brandy, citrus and seasonal fruits, no two sangrias are identical. Here is a list of five to try, some for sipping all year long and some available only during this holiday season. 

Holiday Sangria 

Tannins’s Wine Bar & Tapas 

Made with dry white wine with flavors of grape and apple, rimmed with honey and sweetened coconut flakes and topped with cranberries, this holiday sangria at Tannin’s is like Christmas in a glass. It’s on the menu through January. 3855 S. Alameda

El Jefe Sangria Margarita 

Snoopy’s Pier 

Sangria or Margarita? The El Jefe Sangria Margarita at Snoopy’s Pier gives the best of both worlds all year long. The house-made berry sangria is blended with a traditional margarita and served frozen or on the rocks with a patron floater. You can sip this on the waterfront all year long. 13313 S. Padre Island Dr. 

Seasonal Sangria 

Elizabeth’s at the Art Museum

The combination of pinot grigio, pear-apple brandy, mint and seasonal fresh fruit makes this permanent menu item a no-brainer to order alongside brunch, lunch and dinner. It’s crisp, light, subtly sweet and oh-so refreshing. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Red Wine Sangria 

Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill 

The winter sangria at Tortuga’s is a combination of regular suspects like red wine and brandy with a unique fruit selection of plums, pears and cherries. It’s topped with dehydrated apple apples and pears that add a striking depth of flavor. 429 N. Alister St., Port Aransas

Seasonal Sangria

Katz 21 Steak & Spirits 

The seasonal sangria at Katz is a welcome addition to the already stellar menu of creative cocktails and fine wine selections. Offered during the winter months, expect a classic red and/or white wine sangria, infused with brandy and a selection of seasonal citrus, perfect for sipping at happy hour or as a pre-dinner treat spritz. 5702 Spohn Dr.