Recipe: Mulled Wine Sangria

You may be familiar with sangria as a summertime drink, but it can also be enjoyed during the festive season as a mulled wine sangria.

A cross between a mulled wine and sangria, make a batch of this cocktail for your guests over the festive season. This recipe for mulled wine sangria is also delicious hot or cold.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of Spanish red wine
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 cup of brandy
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 orange, peel and fruit
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 2 apples
  1. Put the red wine, orange juice, brandy, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and orange peel in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove from the heat. Use a perforated spoon or slotted spoon to remove the spices and orange peel.
  4. Set aside the mulled wine sangria for a few minutes.
  5. Cut the apples into small chunks and place into heatproof serving glasses. Cut the peeled orange into small chunks and place in the glasses with the apples.
  6. Pour the mulled wine sangria in to the glasses and serve.
  7. To serve chilled, leave the mulled wine sangria to cool before placing in the fridge. Serve with ice.

Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea

 

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