I have never made sangria – apparently this changes tonight

Today is my mother’s birthday. In a bit, Bill and I will head to her house and have a good old time with our family. My sister, her husband and their kids will be there. My dad will be there.

And, apparently, sangria will be there. This is a bit of a surprise to me.

That said, I’m looking forward to it. I’ve never made sangria before, but it doesn’t look too hard. The biggest challenge will be figuring out what to do with the extra brandy we’ll have to pick up. I think. I’ve never made sangria (maybe I mentioned that), so I’m just going off recipes online. Looks like we should have made it last night, but whatever. We’re making it tonight and it will be FINE. I SWEAR. I WOULDN’T MESS UP MY MOM’S BIRTHDAY REQUEST OF SANGRIA.

But, for the future, will you all please give me your sangria recipes in the comments? White or red, I’m not picky. We’re making red tonight, but that’s because my mother has a bottle of red on hand. And it’ll be fine. I clearly have no need of your recipes, because it’ll be fine. But, you know, it’d maybe be nice to have them on hand, in case my mother asks for another birthday sometime? You know, just because…