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The Recipe

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 8 hrs, 10 mins

Makes 8 servings

Cointreau, orange juice, red wine, and club soda are the key ingredients to this special occasion cocktail. 


  • 1/2 cup Cointreau
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 small grapefruit, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle light-bodied red wine, such as Beaujolais
  • 20 ounces club soda, chilled

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large pitcher, stirring until sugar begins to dissolve. Quarter the grapefruit slices to make triangles; add to pitcher with orange slices, ginger slices, and wine. Cover and chill at least 8 hours or overnight.

  2. Add club soda to pitcher just before serving; stir gently.