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Easy Tinto De Verano Recipe

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy good happy hours with friends or family on the best terraces in the city. But you can also celebrate in the comfort of your home.

It is not necessary to be an expert in cocktails to be able to make the Tinto de Verano recipe. If you are not familiar with this drink, then let me tell you that you are in the right place.

Here you’ll learn how to make Tinto de Verano, what you can serve it with, how you can store it, or any other type of information that is important about this summer wine.

Easy Tinto De Verano Recipe

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Background of the Dish

Spanish Summer Wine

This drink of Spanish wine was created in the province of Cordoba, located in the south of Spain during the 20th century. 

It was created in a place called “la Venta de Vargas” where the most famous singers, actors, and celebrities of the region used to go.

It quickly became the most popular Spanish summer wine. It was loved by everyone since the soda went very well with wine, and it was also the favorite drink of all celebrities.

Over time it became so popular that today it is sold in all the terraces or bars in Spain, and even in other countries of the world. 

The good thing is that it is so easy to do that you do not have to be an expert to do it at home.

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Things You’ll Need for Tinto De Verano

The Tinto de Verano is the best Spanish wine drink because it only calls for two main ingredients. You don’t need any equipment, so there is no excuse to not make it. 

Feel free to try other Spanish drinks such as the Spanish coffee recipe, the fantastic Spanish horchata recipe, and a simple Spanish gin and tonic.

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Ingredients

  • 4 1/4 cups (1lt) red wine
  • 4 1/4 cups (1lt) lemon soda (Sprite, 7up, etc.)
  • Ice cubes (to taste)
  • lemon wedges

How to Make Tinto De Verano – Step by Step Guide

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  1. To start making this tinto de verano recipe, take a jar and add all the ingredients.
  1. Mix everything well. You can take it to the refrigerator or freezer for a while. We commend doing that, in any summer drink recipes since that way you won’t have to add that many ice cubes. 
  1. For the next step, you can add a splash of lemon juice, it gives it a new flavor profile, though it might be a little bit too bitter.
  1. To serve the Tinto de Verano, prepare glasses with ice, and a slice of lemon. Serve the Tinto de Verano and enjoy.

Substitution of Ingredients

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The Tinto de Verano is truly one of the best summer cocktails, it only calls for a few ingredients (two main ingredients) and you can even make replacements for those. 

It is a red alcoholic drink because it is made with red wine, but feel free to use any type of wine of your choice. From white wine to rose, anything will work.

With this recipe, you will have a sparkling Spanish wine drink, but if you chose to use any lemon juice instead of soda then you will have something more similar to the classic wine cocktails.

Tips on Serving Tinto De Verano

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The Tinto de Verano stands out among other summer mixed drinks because you can either have it as a late-night party drink or as a beverage for your lunch. 

As well as other red wine cocktails, you can serve it in wine glasses, but any type of glass or cup will work. 

Is the perfect drink for parties, so if you make a large amount you can put it in a large bowl and let people scoop some tinto de verano out, just like they would do with the Spanish Sangria.

If you are looking for a family-friendly party drink, then you can make Leche Merengada, we can assure you that both kids and grown-ups will love it. 

How to Store Tinto De Verano

How to Store Tinto De Verano

The Tinto de Verano is one of the best summer drinks, but one disadvantage is that it has to be drunk the same day that you made it.

You can store it in the fridge for up to 24 hours. It isn’t recommended to store it for a longer amount of time because the Tinto wine will get a weird taste and the Spanish soda will lose the gas. 

Recipe Card: Tinto De Verano

Yield: 6

Tinto De Verano Recipe

tinto de verano recipe

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy good happy hours with friends or family on the best terraces in the city. But you can also celebrate in the comfort of your home.

It is not necessary to be an expert in cocktails to be able to make the Tinto de Verano recipe.

If you are not familiar with this drink, then let me tell you that you are in the right place.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 1/4 cups (1lt) red wine
  • 4 1/4 cups (1lt) lemon soda (Sprite, 7up, etc.)
  • Ice cubes (to taste)
  • lemon wedges

Instructions

  1. Take a jar and add all the ingredients.
  2. Mix well, if necessary you can take it to the refrigerator or freezer for a while.
  3. You can add a splash of lemon juice, it gives it a very rich touch although a little bitter.
  4. Prepare glasses with ice, and a slice of lemon. Serve the Tinto de Verano and enjoy.

Notes

This recipe is made with Spanish red wine, but you can use any type of wine of your choice. You can even make it with white wine or rose. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 287Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 47mgCarbohydrates 44.2gSugar 41gProtein 0g

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