Sangria; Tartini; H & C

David Bergdahl bergdahl at OHIO.EDU
Tue Nov 23 18:43:00 UTC 1999

>In Europe in the late 60's I purchased what I recall
>were called sangria oranges from Spain, blood red
>around the stem but the rest orange in color.  The
>flesh inside had the same dual coloration.  So my
>question: is the sangria orange a natural variation
>and the drink possibly named for it, or was the orange
>perhaps developed to take advantage of the name
>recognition of the drink? (Or are the names of the
>orange and drink unrelated?)
could these be Blutorangen in Germany or "blood oranges" in the US?

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