Holiday Sangria. The best of what is available during the fall and winter holidays - cranberry, pomegranate, orange, apple, and of course a good white wine.
Citrus Sangria. 2 c Riesling wine, 2 c grapefruit juice, 1/2 c orange liquor, 2 c champagne, Fresh citrus slices such as lemons, oranges, grapefruit, clementine. Mix Riesling wine, grapefruit juice, orange liquor & citrus slices. Refrigerate for at least 2 hrs. Serve by mixing in champagne & stir. Pour sangria and garnish with fresh citrus slice and a sprig of mint.
Summer Fruit Sangria In a pitcher/lg.bowl, combine 6 c fruit (mango, pineapple, cantaloupe, apricot, etc), sliced /cut into pieces, 1/4 c thinly sliced peeled fresh ginger, 1 to 1/2 c fresh basil or mint leaves, & 1/2 c orange-flavored liqueur. Mash gently with back of wooden spoon until basil is bruised and fruit releases juices. Add 750ml bottle chilled dry white wine Sauvignon Blanc / Pinot Grigio, & 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice. Stir & combine. Chill 1 hr, up to 1 day. Add ice before serving.