With National Sangria Day coming up on December 20th, we wanted to pass along a few crowd-favorite sangria recipes from world-renowned Italian winery Santa Margherita and zero-calorie, Sparkling Ice. Perfect for holiday entertaining and beyond, these big-batch recipes are quick, easy and will surely liven up any gathering.
Holiday Red Sangria
1 bottle of Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva
1 large orange, sliced
1 large apple, chopped
1 large pear, chopped
Seeds of 1 pomegranate
4 cinnamon sticks
Add fruit to a large pitcher.
Top with Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva.
Place in fridge for an hour before serving.
Spoon fruit into glass before pouring wine.
Garnish with cinnamon stick. Add ice to top (optional).
1 peach, sliced
½ orange, sliced
¾ cup peach brandy
1 bottle white wine, chilled
Place peaches, oranges, and brandy in a pitcher then lightly muddle.
Serve over ice and garnish with a peach slice.
Bubble Gum Sangria
Place gum balls in a jar, pouring vodka over.
Cover and allow to sit for at least 12 hours.
Add ice and serve.
1/2 Apple, sliced
1 orange, sliced
1/2 pear, sliced
1 bottle red wine
1/2 cup Brandy
Cut fruit into equal sizes and place in pitcher with the cinnamon stick.
Gently stir to combine.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours, up to 2 days.
Serve cold over ice.
Have a wonderful celebration. Cheers!
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