Traditional Sangria

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 15 servings
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2 bottles chilled dry red wine, like Rioja

1 cup brandy

1 cup orange juice

1/4 cup superfine granulated sugar

2 oranges, cut into thin rounds

2 Meyer lemons, cut into thin rounds

3 Key limes, cut into thin rounds

2 apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks

2 cups cold club soda


  1. In a large pot or bowl, combine the wine, brandy, orange juice, and sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the orange, lemon, and lime slices, the apples and refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour. Remove from the refrigerator and add the soda. Serve in glasses over ice.