Sangria • Recipe


Begin dinner with something refreshing like this sangria, a recipe from the Junior League of Houston back in the 1970s. This refreshing beverage is ideal to enjoy during the transitional period between warmer and cooler seasons.

sangria

MAKES 6 TO 9 SERVINGS

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 750-ml bottle fruity red wine, like pinot noir
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup ginger ale
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 4 thin slices each of orange, lemon, and lime
  • 1 fresh peach, pitted and sliced

Bring the sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar.

Remove from the heat and cool. Transfer the sugar water to a pitcher and add the wine, brandy, and citrus juices.

Chill. Before serving, add the ginger ale, pineapple, citrus slices, and peaches.

Photo by André Loconte, via Wikimedia Commons.

Photo by André Loconte, via Wikimedia Commons.

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