Easy Sangria


Embrace balmy summer days with a jug of sangria. With red wine, Spanish brandy, sparkling water, cinnamon and chopped fruit, it’s a lovely sharing cocktail.

Easy Sangria

Easy Sangria

  • Author: Maki Hojo
  • Total Time: 10 mins + at least 1 hr macerating
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Easy



  • 2 oranges , chopped
  • 2 pears , chopped
  • 2 lemons , 1 chopped, 1 juiced
  • 200g red berries , chopped (we used strawberries and cherries)
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ice
  • 750ml bottle light red wine
  • 100ml Spanish brandy
  • 300ml sparkling water


  1. Put the chopped fruit in a bowl and sprinkle over the sugar and cinnamon, then stir to coat. Cover and leave to macerate in the fridge for at least 1 hr, or ideally overnight.

  2. Fill a large jug with ice. Stir the macerated fruit mixture to ensure the sugar is dissolved, then tip into the jug with the wine and brandy. Stir, then top up with the sparkling water and serve.

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