Rating: 4.47 stars
36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

An easy and inexpensive twist on sangria that is sure to please! My friends ask me to bring this to parties and it's easy to double the recipe or add more fruit as needed.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine white wine, brandy, and sugar in a large pitcher, then stir in ice. Continue stirring until the sugar is dissolved, then add the lime, lemon, apples, and grapes. Stir in the club soda.

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Nutrition Facts

175 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 22.3g; fat 0.4g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 7.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (25)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/05/2010
Best if you can make a few hours ahead or the night before to allow flavors to blend and the drink to chill - then you don't need to add ice which dilutes the drink. I used a moscato which is an extremely sweet wine to begin with so I use 1/2 the sugar. I recommend superfine or powdered sugar which dissolves more easily. I zest the citrus into the liquid before cutting the fruit which puts more fruit flavor in the sangria. I don't use grapes because I don't think they absorb the wine nor add flavor to the mix. I save adding the soda until just before serving to keep the fizz. Club soda is good but sometimes I use ginger beer (from Trader Joe's) for a nice spicy snap. Salud! Read More
(29)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/10/2011
Way too much citrus it was so bitter. I'll change the fruit around next time. Read More
(5)
36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
05/05/2010
Best if you can make a few hours ahead or the night before to allow flavors to blend and the drink to chill - then you don't need to add ice which dilutes the drink. I used a moscato which is an extremely sweet wine to begin with so I use 1/2 the sugar. I recommend superfine or powdered sugar which dissolves more easily. I zest the citrus into the liquid before cutting the fruit which puts more fruit flavor in the sangria. I don't use grapes because I don't think they absorb the wine nor add flavor to the mix. I save adding the soda until just before serving to keep the fizz. Club soda is good but sometimes I use ginger beer (from Trader Joe's) for a nice spicy snap. Salud! Read More
(29)
Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2009
This was awesome. I've never made sangria before and wanted something simplre for an outdoor summer event. I used a little apricot brandy and a little less sugar - depending on the wine you might not even need sugar. Thanks for sharing Sara! Read More
(26)
Rating: 5 stars
06/15/2010
This was a really beautiful and delicious treat. I served this with desert so I changed a few things. I used white zinfandel so I skipped adding the sugar. I also traded out the grapes for pitted cherries and the 4 limes for 2 large oranges. Also I used peach schnapps instead of the brandy. Yummy! Read More
(20)
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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2009
I just made this for a secret santa party and it is delicious! Instead of putting it on ice I combined the wine brandy sugar (and a half full bottle of champagne that I opened a few weeks ago) then added the fruit minus the grapes. I ended up adding orange slices and a splash of orange and apple juice. Its sweet but really good! I let the flavors blend in the fridge for 5 hours but I bet it would be even better over night! Read More
(13)
Rating: 5 stars
10/11/2010
This recipe is delicious! I needed something simple and tasty for a green & white bridal shower I was co-hosting - and people LOVED it! Only thing I changed was I used a guava rum instead of brandy because I already had it in my bar. And then I used limes green grapes green apples and kiwi. I would definitely recommend! Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
12/23/2010
I served this at my Feliz Navidad Fiesta and it was a hit. I froze the grapes and added them just prior to serving instead of adding ice. I thought it was a pretty way to prevent the sangria from getting watered down. I wasn't sure about what kind of wine to use but I ended up using Sauvignon Blanc and it turned out great. Read More
(8)
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Rating: 5 stars
09/13/2010
Very refreshing and tasty. Wanted something light for a cocktail tonight and this hit the spot. Hubby liked it too. Thanks for the recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/05/2010
I made this for a New Year's party and it was absolutely delicious! As another reviewer suggested I used apricot brandy and lemon-lime soda. I plopped a few sliced strawberries in my glass instead of the lime lemon apples and grapes. Wonderful! Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2011
we used gingerale instead of club soda and it was aaaamaaazing!!! Read More
(6)
Rating: 3 stars
01/10/2011
Way too much citrus it was so bitter. I'll change the fruit around next time. Read More
(5)