Simple Sangria

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 10 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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1 bottle (1.5 liters) red wine

1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice

1/3 cup brandy

1/3 cup sugar

2 nectarines, pitted and cut into wedges

1 orange, cut in half then sliced

1 lemon, sliced

1 Kirby (pickling) cucumber, sliced

3 cups seltzer or club soda, chilled

Ice cubes


  1. In 3- to 4-quart pitcher, combine wine, orange juice, brandy, and sugar; stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Stir in fruit and cucumber. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. To serve, stir seltzer into pitcher. Fill glasses with ice and pour sangria.