Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria

10 Nov


fall sangria with personalized coasters

It’s give-thanks-awareness month! What are you thankful for? We’re grateful for our families, jobs, hobbies, homes…oh, and a good glass of wine. Here’s a delicious sangria that is sure to be enjoyed and is easy to throw together for any holiday crowd.

Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria
Serves 8

1  bottle red wine
1/2 cup Triple Sec
3 cups soft apple cider
1 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
or 1/2 cup simple syrup
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
Sparkling water
1 cup cubed red and/or green apple, unpeeled
Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Combine the red wine, apple cider, cranberry juice, orange liqueur and simple syrup in a large pitcher or punch bowl. Add your cranberries and apple pieces. Stir well. Serve over ice, filling each glass about 3/4 full and then topping off with sparkling water. Be sure a tasty handful of fruit is included in each glass! Garnish with a cinnamon stick and festive personalized coaster.