Apple-Cinnamon Winter Sangria


Serve apple-cinnamon winter sangria at dinner parties throughout the holiday season for a simple, tasty cocktail.

Apple-Cinnamon Winter Sangria
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 15 mins
5 cups


  • ½ cup dried apples

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup raisins

  • 6 dried apricots, cut into slivers

  • ¼ cup brandy

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • ½ vanilla bean, slit lengthwise

  • 1 2.75 inch stick cinnamon

  • 1 750 milliliter bottle Rioja red wine or Merlot

  • 2 cup club soda


  1. In a large saucepan stir together the apples, cranberries, raisins, apricots, brandy, honey, vanilla bean, and cinnamon. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a gentle boil. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in wine. Transfer mixture to a pitcher. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, stir in club soda. Serve in glasses over ice. If desired, using a slotted spoon, spoon some of the fruit into each glass.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
29g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Potassium 275mg 6%
Folate, total 1.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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