Cherry Sangria


Brighten up a bold bottle of red wine by mixing it with cherries, orange liqueur and fruit juice. This might just be the best sangria recipe you'll ever taste!

Sweet Cherry Sangria
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 750 milliliter bottle red wine, such as Beaujolais or Zinfandel

  • 4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 12 oranges)

  • 1 ½ cup fresh dark sweet cherries, pitted and halved, or frozen cherries

  • ¾ cup (6 ounces) cherry-flavor syrup (syrup used to flavor beverages)

  • ½ cup (4 ounces) orange liqueur, such as Triple Sec

  • Ice

  • Orange slices and/or sweet cherries, pitted (optional)


  1. In a large pitcher or 64-ounce glass jar stir together wine, orange juice, cherries, cherry syrup, and orange liqueur. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours to blend flavors. Serve over ice. If desired, garnish with orange slices and/or cherries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

274 Calories
45g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 274
% Daily Value *
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 63.2mg 316%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 439mg 9%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
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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