How To Make Sparkling Fall Sangria That You’ll Want To Drink All Year Long

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a complete sucker for all things fall. The second August rolls around, I’m in full pumpkin spice mode. Thanks to the kind folks over at Delish, I can happily drink my way through the fall with this sparkling fall sangria recipe. It’s easy to make and perfect for sipping on while you watch the leaves change.

 

Ingredients: 

  • Orange slices
  • Brandy
  • Dry red wine
  • Apple slices
  • Pear slices
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Seltzer
  • 1-2 tbsp. sugar or Splenda

Directions: 

  1. Muddle the orange slices in the bottom of a pitcher, then add in sliced apples, pears, and pomegranate seeds.
  2. Add cinnamon sticks, then top with a bottle of red wine and a cup of brandy.
  3. Add the juice of one lemon, then 1-2 tablespoons of sugar.
  4. Stir together, then place in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.
  5. Add ice to a glass, then pour sangria on top.
  6. Top with fruit from the pitcher and a splash of seltzer.

 

Colleen Matthews
Raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Colleen grew up cheering on the Razorbacks, fishing with her dad, learning about southern hospitality from her mom, and enjoying the best of The Ozarks. When she's not writing, she's likely spoiling her black lab, playing pranks on her husband, chasing around her nieces and nephews, or rearranging her house.