Recipes and Cooking Blackberry Sangria 4.1 (33) This bright sangria recipe, sweetened with a summer-ripe blackberry syrup, will inspire guests to linger for just one more glass. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Alison Miksch Prep Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 20 mins Servings: 26 Yield: 13 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup fresh blackberries ¾ cup sugar 1 ½ cup water 2 750 milliliter bottle rosé wine 1 cup cognac ¼ cup lemon or lime juice 3 cup sliced peaches and/or plums Fresh basil sprigs (optional) Directions For the syrup, in a medium saucepan* combine 2 cups of the berries, the sugar, water, and a dash of salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Strain through a colander, pressing gently without crushing the fruit; discard berries. Cool syrup. For sangria, in a gallon jar or pitcher combine the blackberry syrup, rosé wine, cognac, lemon juice, fruit, and a few sprigs of basil, if desired. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours. Serve with ice, additional fruit, and basil. Makes 13 cups (26, four-oz. servings). *Test Kitchen Tip: Use a nonreactive saucepan, such as Teflon-lined, enamel, stainless steel, or silver. The acid in the berries may react with metal. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 109 Calories 11g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 26 Calories 109 % Daily Value * Sodium 6mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 8g Protein 1g Vitamin C 7.1mg 36% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Folate, total 8.1mcg *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.