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Harvest Sangria

A warm, autumn blend of apple, pear, ginger, and cinnamon spice, steeped with your favorite white wine!

Serves 6     adjust servings

Preparation 10 mins Cook Time 5 mins Total Time 15 mins


For the Spicy Apple Cider...

  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 inch slice fresh ginger
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or allspice

For the Sangria...

  • 2 cups spicy apple cider
  • 1 bottle of sauvignon blanc (or pinot grigio, chardonnay, or your favorite dry white)
  • 1/2 cup ginger brandy or bourbon
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Honeycrisp apples, chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
  • 2 pears, chopped
  • 1 carmabola (star fruit; optional, I just used it for looks)
  • 1 cup club soda


For the Spicy Apple Cider...

  1. Combine ingredients in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Strain.

For the Sangria...

  1. Mix ingredients together in a large pitcher. Refrigerate at least an hour before serving, but at least overnight to steep for best results. Add club soda just before serving, so you don't lose the fizz!


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