Spotlight on SKA Sangria | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Spotlight on SKA Sangria

You’d have to be living under a rock if you didn’t know about all the locally produced craft beers around town but now, Brisbane can put sangria on the list of things it produces – and does well. SKA Sangria is made right here in the heart of Fortitude Valley by a passionate Brisbane couple originally from Spain, who felt the homemade sangria they were serving in their tapas restaurant was so good, they should bottle it. So they did. Three years later the fusion of Australian cabernet and shiraz wines, juices and essences is being stocked in restaurants, bars and bottleshops all over the city. It could be the perfect pair to spicy foods like Spanish chorizos, paella and stuffed peppers – or you could just knock it back on a hot, Brisbane evening all on its own. The sweet, refreshing tipple is only 6.9% – but we think a dash of brandy or even peach schnapps wouldn’t go astray. Throw in some fruit and keep it ice cold – summers on the deck, sorted. Check SKA’s website to find out where you can pick up a bottle.