- serves 8 - 10
This sangria has an Italian flare thanks to the red Lambrusco wine.
2 Fuji apples, cut into 1/2" dice
1 orange, unpeeled, cut into 1" pieces
½ cup freshly-squeezed orange juice
½ cup orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
½ cup Spiced Syrup, recipe follows
2 750-ml bottles Lambrusco wine
2 cups club sodaSpiced Syrup
½ cup sugar
10 cardamom pods, crushed
2 cinnamon sticks
1. In a pitcher or punch bowl, combine the apples, oranges, orange juice, orange liqueur and Spiced Syrup; stir with a wooden spoon. Let sit for 15 minutes to allow the flavors to marry. Add the Lambrusco and club soda and stir to combine. Serve over ice.Spiced Syrup
1. Combine 1/2 cup water and the sugar, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon sticks in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat to dissolve the sugar; cook for 2 minutes. Let cool completely, then strain. Refrigerate for up to 5 days.