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Red Wine Sangria

Photo: Maura McEvoy
Yield Makes 7 servings (serving size: 7 ounces)
Combine lemonade, fresh fruit, and a bottle of red wine for a colorful summertime drink. Sangria is great for entertaining because you can mix up a pitcher and be done.

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle Rioja or other light- or medium-bodied red wine
  • 2 cups lemonade
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) brandy, optional
  • 1 navel orange, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pint large, plump blackberries
  • 1 cup club soda

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 44 mg
  • calories 139
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 18 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • fat 0 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 1 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • sodium 9 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine bottle of wine, lemonade, sugar, and brandy (if using) in a large pitcher and stir to dissolve sugar. Add fruit and pour in club soda. Refrigerate for 1 hour or more before serving to allow fruit to macerate and sweeten sangria. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice.