Sangria, Not Just For Summer!

It is a common belief that Sangria is only to be enjoyed out on the deck, on a warm summer evening (preferably by the beach) with family and friends around. While I wish that I could be back in summertime, enjoying that Sangria by the beach right about now, it is important to acknowledge great winter Sangrias as well. Below is one winter Sangria recipe that pairs perfectly with an evening of family and friends sitting by the fireplace as snow falls outside your window!

While your family gatherings may not be as picture perfect as the one I just described (don’t worry my family isn’t straight out of a Christmas movie either) it is still a great recipe to serve during the holidays!

Sandeman Winter Spice Sangria

  • 1 Bottle Of Sandeman Founders Reserve Porto
  • 4oz Hiram Walker Original Cinn Cinnamon Schnapps
  • 3 Clementine’s, Quartered
  • 6oz Cranberries
  • 18oz Sparkling Clementine Juice Or Soda
  • 6oz Cranberry Juice
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • Ground Allspice To Taste

Directions:  Combine Sandeman Founders Reserve Porto, cinnamon schnapps, Clementine pieces, cranberries, cranberry juice and cinnamon sticks in a large pitcher. Cover tightly and place in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours. Right before serving, add sparkling Clementine juice/soda

Garnish:  sprinkle allspice on top

Enjoy!

-KJ

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