Mulled Wine Sangria

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
You'll love the heady flavors in this version of the classic Spanish drink. It's a good make-ahead option for entertaining; add the club soda just before serving.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 143
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 18.7 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Calcium 24 mg

Ingredients

1 (750-milliliter) bottle merlot or other red wine, chilled and divided
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 large orange)
1 (16-ounce) bag frozen unsweetened strawberries
1/2 orange, thinly sliced and cut in half
1 (12-ounce) can club soda

Preparation

1. Combine 1 cup wine, sugar, and sachet in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat; cool. Discard sachet. Pour mixture into a pitcher; add remaining 3 cups wine. Chill thoroughly. Add juice, strawberries, orange slices, and club soda.

Note:

Julie Hasson,

December 2008