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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 4 Serves 4.
Sip this sangria slowly to beat the heat of a summer afternoon.


  • 1 bottle (750ml) fruity, dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • Ice cubes as needed


In a large pitcher, combine the wine, brandy, sugar, lemons and oranges and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the sparkling water and stir to blend. Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour the sangria into the glasses. Serve immediately.
Serves 4.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Savoring Series, Savoring Spain & Portugal, by Joyce Goldstein (Time-Life Books, 2000).