Blood Orange Sangria (1 oz orange vodka (SKYY Blood Orange is a good choice), 1 oz sweet vermouth, 1.5 oz blood orange juice, 4 oz robust red wine (i.e. Cabernet, Zinfandel), 0.5 oz simple syrup* (add more to sweeten further), and blood orange slices for garnish)
Simple Sangria 1 bottle(s) (1.5 liters) red wine 1 1/2 cup(s) fresh orange juice 1/3 cup(s) brandy 1/3 cup(s) sugar 2 (nectarines) pitted and cut into wedges 1 orange, cut in half then sliced 1 lemon, sliced 1 (Kirby (pickling) cucumber) sliced 3 cup(s) seltzer or club soda, chilled Ice cubes
Mint Melon Sangria Ingredients: 1 ½ cups diced watermelon 1 ½ cups diced cantaloupe 1 ½ cups diced honeydew melon 2 cups ice 10 mint leaves Juice from ¼ lime 2 bottles sparkling white wine Directions: Pour all of the diced melons in a large glass pitcher. Top with ice. Gently muddle mint leaves with the lemon juice. Add to pitcher. Pour wine in last and stir with a wooden spoon.
Christmas Sangria 2 bottles Merlot 1 bottle ginger ale 1 cup sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp ground clove 4 to 6 oranges or tangelos 6 to 10 cinnamon sticks 1/2 bag of cranberries.