Easy Sangria

Easy Sangria Recipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
After the last of the sangria has been poured, enjoying the wine-infused orange wedges is a special treat.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 199
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 15.8 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Calcium 18 mg

Ingredients

1 (1.5-liter) bottle dry red wine, divided
2 tablespoons brandy
2 tablespoons Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
1/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
5 whole cloves
3 whole allspice
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
2 cups sparkling water, chilled
8 orange wedges
5 lemon slices
5 lime slices

Preparation

Combine 1/2 cup wine, brandy, liqueur, and sugar in a 2-quart glass measure. Microwave at high 1 minute or until mixture is warm; stir to dissolve sugar. Stir in the remaining wine, juices, cloves, allspice, and cinnamon. Chill at least 2 hours.

Strain mixture into a pitcher, and discard spices. Just before serving, stir in sparkling water and the remaining ingredients.