Peach nectar is a sweet, intensely flavored drink that's usually sold on the international food aisle, with the fruit juices, or with the cocktail mixes.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2008

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Beth Dreiling-Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
3 mins
stand:
10 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 28 mins
Yield:
Makes about 12 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes.

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  • Combine sugar mixture, red wine, and next 3 ingredients in a large container; cover and chill 4 hours. Stir in club soda and next 4 ingredients just before serving. Serve over ice, if desired.

  • *1/2 cup orange juice may be substituted.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Columbia Crest Two Vines Merlot for dry red wine and Grand Marnier for orange liqueur.

  • Sangría Blanco: Omit orange juice and peach nectar. Substitute dry white wine for red wine, lemon-lime soft drink for club soda, and 1 pt. fresh strawberries for 1 Granny Smith apple. Increase orange liqueur to 1 cup, 1 lemon to 2, 1 lime to 2, and 1 orange to Prepare recipe as directed, stirring in 3/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves with wine in Step