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Big–Batch Sangria

Let guests serve themselves with a pitcher of this simple, make-ahead cocktail. For a Thanksgiving twist, garnish with fresh cranberries and orange slices.

Serves 12
Ready in 78 mins
Prep time 15 mins
Cooking time 3 mins
Chill time 60 mins
279 calories per serving


> 1/4 cup sugar
> 4 oranges, scrubbed and divided
> 2 (750 ml) bottles dry red wine
> 1 cup brandy
> 1 cup Triple Sec
> 2 cinnamon sticks
> 2 apples, cored and diced
> Ice, for serving


In a small pot, combine the sugar and ¼ cup water. Heat until sugar dissolves. Cool completely and add to a large pitcher. Slice 2 oranges and add to pitcher. Squeeze juice from remaining 2 oranges into pitcher.
To pitcher, add the red wine, brandy, triple sec, cinnamon sticks, and apples. Chill until cold or serve over ice.


Try a fruity Spanish rioja for the most traditional taste.

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