Warm Weather Trick: How to Keep Fruit Down in Sangria (VIDEO)

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Alton Brown makes sangria with fruit, brandy and inexpensive wine.

Let's face it: The best part of sangria is the fruit soaked in whatever concoction you've mixed together. And the longer the fruit stays in the liquid, the better it gets. So take a tip from one of the original kitchen hackers himself, Alton Brown. Click play on the video above to find out how he keeps that fruit soaking to its fullest extent.

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