White Sangria for Christmas

White Christmas Sangria

You'll be dreaming about this White Christmas Sangria long after the holidays have come to an end! White wine, ginger beer, pear brandy, and some festive red and green fruit are all you need for this jolly holiday cocktail.
Course Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas sangria
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Servings 8
Calories 274kcal
Author Erica


  • 2 bottles white wine I used Riesling & Pinot Grigio
  • 12 ounces ginger beer plus more for topping, if desired
  • ¼ cup pear brandy
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 bartlett pears thinly sliced
  • 1 pound cranberries fresh or frozen, plus more for garnish
  • 3-4 star anise pods
  • Rosemary for garnish


  • Add the pears and cranberries to a large pitcher. Pour in wine, brandy, and sugar and stir. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.
  • When ready to serve, pour into chilled glasses. Top off with more ginger beer, if desired. Garnish with rosemary, an anise pod, and frozen cranberries to keep it cold.


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg