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Red Wine Sangria

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.

Real Simple JUNE 2000

  • Yield: Makes 7 servings (serving size: 7 ounces)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 44mg
  • Calories: 139
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 1mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 9mg
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