Vancouver Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster 4th Sangria Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sangria creations into this challenge, most have created a special creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sangria creations on their menu from June 11 – July 4, 2021.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the sangria creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best sangria creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #SangriaChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite sangria creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more and taste the different sangria creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

Here are the Sangria creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

Cold Tea Restaurant

Bottled Rose Sangria

Price: $12 during regular service, $10 for 1 or $35 for 4 during happy hour (3-6pm daily)

Created by: Joe Cheng

Description: Bottled in house, this light and refreshing rose sangria is perfect for the summer weather!

Ingredients list Rosé & White wine blend, cranberry, apple, orange, lime, ginger ale, orange bitters

Offered: All day, every day!

Cold Tea Restaurant

1193 Granville Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-2653


Instagram @coldtearestaurant

Robba Da Matti

Sangria da Formentera

Price: $9 glass / $25 pitcher

Created by: The team

Description: made with brandy, triple sec and limonata

Available: all the time

Robba Da Matti

1127 Mainland Street, Vancouver

Phone:(604) 558-1174


Twitter: @Robba_daMatti

Instagram: @robba_damatti


Robba Da Matti

1906 Haro Street, Vancouver

Phone: 604-423-3553


Twitter: @Robba_daMatti

Instagram: @robba_damatti


Robba Da Matti

112 Powell Street


Twitter: @Robba_daMatti

Instagram: @robba_damatti

Reflections: The Garden Terrace

White Sangria

Price: $19

Created by: the bar team

Description: White wine with curaçao, pineapple, fruit medley & bubbles

Offered: all the time

Reflections: The Garden Terrace

(4th floor at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia)

801 West Georgia Street

Tel:(604) 673-7043


Instagram @rosewoodhotelgeorgia

Food by Fanta

Rainbow Flight

Price: $17

Created by: Chef Parinya

Description: The colours of freshness summer is here in this sangria flight. Combination of our local spirits, wine and fruits. There are 3 glasses of sangria on the flight red/ pink/ orange , yellowish green, blue/ purple.


Fresh fruits- lime, lemon, strawberry, blood orange, orange, pomegranate, kiwi, raspberry, blueberry.

Mint leaves, butterfly pea flower syrup, strawberry syrup, lemon saffron syrup, apple spritz, Lebel Vodka, Eve Gin and Pinot Gris and Lychee liqueur .

Offered: Lunch and Dinner (NOTE: pending receipt of their liquor license this will be available starting June 15)

Food by Fanta

20542 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Tel; (604) 530-6803


Instagram @foodbyfanta

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Brenda Yim

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram: @pistachiopicks

David Peng

Blogger at Picky Diners and Vancouver Foodie Pulse

Twitter: @pickydiner

Instagram: @pickydiner

Tony Huynh

Instagramer and Influencer

Instagram @raincouvereatery

Make sure you pick up one of the Sangria Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from June 11 – July 4, 2021 at

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