• 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 bottle dry red wine
  • Garnish: orange wheel

In a large pitcher, add the sugar, orange, apple and lemon and muddle for 30 seconds. Add the brandy and orange juice and muddle again for 30 seconds. Add the red wine and stir. Serve in a red wine glass with ice, and garnish with an orange wheel.


Versions of Sangria likely date back to at least the Middle Ages, when wine was safer to drink than water. It remained prevalent throughout Europe, especially in Spain and Portugal, eventually becoming the version we know today.