(Closed) Signature Cocktail: Sangria or Pomegranate Margarita?

posted 6 years ago in Food
  • poll: Which would you prefer to drink from our bar?
    Red Sangria : (31 votes)
    56 %
    Pomegranate Margarita : (22 votes)
    40 %
    I'll stick to the beer and/or wine, thanks. No cocktail for me. : (1 votes)
    2 %
    Other (describe please!) : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I like white wine but if sangria was available I’d probably have some of each, but since sangriq is wine based wouldn’t be disappointed if I didn’t like the cocktail if wine was available, whereas people who don’t like wine/beer might be disappointed there’s not a spirit alternative. 

    That said, tequila is prety love/hate. 

    Post # 4
    672 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’m a hater of tequila… so sangria!

    Post # 5
    4360 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    I like sangria (a lot) but since it’s wine-based and you have wine in addition it would make sense to have another spirit (as well as the “brandy-based something-or-other”).  I love tequila but I know a lot of people don’t, that said you have a really good drinks selection so it shouldn’t be a problem (but only you know your guest list).  I voted for the margarita (pomegranate – yum).

    Post # 7
    4693 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I love margaritas, but hate pomegranate and red wine, so I would stick with beer!

    Post # 8
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    Margaritas sound great but pomegranate is something people either really love or really hate. What do your guests prefer? They are the ones who will be drinking it so you need to be asking a sample group of them to make your decision.

    As a guest, I’d lean toward whatever non-alcoholic options you might happen to serve, if any. simply because I hate all beer and wine and I’m not a fan of pomegranate anything.

    Sangria is “similar to wine” because it is wine with fruit and juices added in. If you serve that, you don’t need to have regular wine in addition, which will cut costs.

    Post # 9
    3771 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Sangria! I always vote sangria 😀 I’ve been to a couple weddings that had beer, wine, and sangria… Almost EVERYONE was drinking the sangria!

    Post # 10
    827 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I don’t like margaritas and I love sangria, so my vote would obviously be for sangria! However, if I were at a wedding I’d be happy as long as wine was being served, so I woudn’t be disappointed whatsoever if margaritas were the signature drink.

    Post # 11
    926 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Margaritas are too sugary for me.  I like my hard liquor with soda only, please 😉 

    Sangria is fun, but what about a pomegranate mojito for something light and boozy?

    Post # 12
    413 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    We did a white wine peach sangria as our signature drink…it was a hit and everyone loved it!

    Post # 13
    13251 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I don’t think tequila, so I’d definitely take sangria!

    Post # 14
    2100 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Both are awesome options – I prefer the Pomegranate Margarita but I bet more ppl will want Sangria

    Post # 15
    5400 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I think if you do sangria (which most people will love) there might be some people like myself disappointed because I don’t care for wine. But that will likely be a small group of people. 

    Post # 16
    67 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    If price is a consideration… sangria is probably more cost-effective since it’s a combination of wine and mixers, along with ice. Your venue may charge for margaritas like a single cocktail. We are doing sangria as our signature cocktail, and we are hoping people drink lots of it because it’s very budget-friendly. Also great for the summertime.

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