Winter Fruit Sangria


Depending on the season, this drink can be served chilled or slightly warm. It pairs well with a pork or turkey dinner.

Winter Fruit Sangria
Photo: Greg Scheidemann
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 15 mins


  • 6 dried Calimyrna (light) figs, sliced

  • 6 dried apricots, cut into slivers

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ¼ cup brandy

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 1 750 milliliter bottle Rioja or Merlot

  • 1 10 ounce bottle club soda


  1. In a saucepan stir together the dried fruits, brandy, and honey. Cook over medium-low heat until simmering. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Add wine; stir. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. To serve, strain sangria into a pitcher. Add ice cubes and club soda; stir gently. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

209 Calories
32g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 209
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 330mg 7%
Folate, total 4mcg
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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