Awesome Sangrias!


  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Orange
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 750 milliliter Bottle of Dry Red Wine, Chilled
  • 1 to 2 Cups Carbonated Water, Chilled
  • 2 TBSP Brandy
  • Ice Cubes



  1. Cut Lemon and Orange into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  2. Place the 4 end slices from the lemon and orange into a saucepan; set aside the remaining slices
  3. For the syrup, add the sugar and the ½ cup of water to the saucepan.  Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Remove from heat; cool for 30 minutes.
  5. Squeeze the juice from the cooked fruit into the syrup.  Discard the cooked fruit.
  6. In a pitcher, combine the remaining fruit slices, syrup, wine, carbonated water and brandy.
  7. Serve over ice.
  8. Makes about 10 servings (about 4oz)


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