My F&W
quick save (...)

Aqua di Vida Spiced Sangria

  • TOTAL TIME: 15 MIN plus 1 hr chilling

This citrusy red wine sangria is spiced with star anise and cloves.

  1. One 750-milliliter bottle dry red wine, preferably Tannat
  2. 1 cup brandy
  3. 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  4. 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  5. 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  6. 1 orange, thinly sliced crosswise
  7. 1 Pink Lady apple, thinly sliced crosswise
  8. 6 whole cloves
  9. 2 star anise pods
  10. 1 1/2 cups dry sparkling wine, such as cava
  11. Ice, for serving
  1. In a large pitcher, combine all of the ingredients except the sparkling wine and ice. Refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 hour. Add the sparkling wine and serve over ice.


Average Rating



Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    You might also like
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.