A party isn’t a party unless there’s punch. Whether you’re planning a cozy patio get-together with besties or anticipate dozens of neighbors dropping in during a block party, this easy-breezy sangria is the perfect cool-off pleaser for all your summer events. A mix of mulling spices, rich red wine and tangy citrus juice is combined with bubbly ginger soda and slices of fresh fruit for a drink that won’t disappoint. Raise your glasses—it’s time to celebrate the season!
Summery Spiced Sangria Recipe
1 750 ml bottle red wine
2 cups orange juice
2 pkgs. Simply Organic® Mulling Spice
2 12-oz. cans ginger ale or lemon-lime soda
2 cups sliced fresh fruit (oranges, strawberries, apples)
- In large glass or stainless steel container, combine wine, orange juice and mulling spices. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Strain mixture into clean container or punch bowl, then add soda.
- Serve sangria over ice, garnished with fruit slices and a cinnamon stick.
For a same-day version, in large pot, heat fruit juices to a boil.Turn off heat, add mulling spices and let sit 10 minutes. Cool mixture in refrigerator. Strain and add remaining ingredients. Serve over ice.