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Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This super simple recipe takes less than five minutes to prepare. It's a delicious shortcut if you don't have the time to make red wine sangria. Enjoy any time of the year! Fruitier, spicy wines such as Tempranillo work best for this drink."
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5 m servings 143
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cocktails)


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  1. Place 3 ice cubes in each cocktail glass. Divide red wine and ginger ale between the glasses. Squeeze juice from 1 lime wedge into each glass; add rind. Add second lime wedge. Stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 143 calories; 0 13.7 0.1 0 22 Full nutrition

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A great way to use up an open bottle of red wine! Be sure to use a fresh, quality ginger ale for that needed zing. I floated grape “eyeballs” in ours for a Halloween theme.

I love things that are this easy.

I am the recipe creator. As one reviewer suggested, regular gingerale (not diet) contributes the best soda taste for this drink. I use and suggest a high quality gingerale such as Vernons. Enjoy!

This is so dependent on the wine you use. I know nothing about wine, so I followed the suggestion in the recipe description and it made it a touch dry for my crowd. Knowing your drinkers and y...

Watch out for both the ginger ale and the wine. If you use a super sweet wine then your drink will be super sweet. I used diet ginger ale, which is what I had on hand. Next time I would use a...