Red Wine Sangria

Red Wine Sangria

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Red Wine Sangria

Red Wine Sangria

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 gallon Dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup Sugar (or more if you like it sweeter)
  • 1/4 cup Orange liqueur or triple sec
  • 1 cup Brandy
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 to 4 cups Assorted fresh fruit (chunks of oranges, lemons, limes, apples, peaches, mango and berries)
  • A few sprigs fresh mint (optional)


  • Mix first 6 ingredients together.
  • Stir well to dissolve sugar.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours but best if made the day before.
  • Taste it to see if more sugar is needed.
  • Before serving stir in some fresh mint or garnish the glasses with mint.
  • Serve sangria chilled over ice.


No need to buy expensive wine! I just use a gallon jug or 4 bottles the cheap stuff: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir etc. Got a big group coming over? Double or triple the recipe. You can make it up to 2 days ahead. Perfect make-ahead party cocktail. Looks greats in clear pitchers or those large clear self-serve beverage dispensers.


Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. I usually stick to the very traditional slices of lemons,limes and oranges but like the idea of more assorted fruits. I fully agree with you…don’t waist money on good wine..a gallon of the ‘inexpensive’ wine works very well !

  2. WOW, this is YUMMMOOO! Great job Amy!