Summer Sangria

Summer Sangria Image by: Summer Sangria Author: Canadian Living

With all the enthusiasm for white wine in the last few years, sangria, a delightful red wine fruit punch, has been overlooked for summer parties. Serve frosty pitchers at barbecues and picnics.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 nectarine unpeeled
  • 1 orange unpeeled
  • 1 lemon unpeeled
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick broken
  • 1 1/4 oz brandy
  • 1 bottle (1 l) dry red wine
  • 15 ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup soda water chilled (approx)

Method

Pit nectarine and slice nectarine, orange and lemon; combine in pitcher with sugar, cloves, cinnamon, brandy and 1 cup (260 mL) of the wine. Cover and chill for 2 to 8 hours. Chill remaining wine.

To serve, add ice cubes to pitcher, pour in chilled wine and stir briskly to blend. Pour in soda water adding more if desired. Serve immediately.

 

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