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Basic Red Wine Sangria

Serves 4-6 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Inactive Time Chill for 8 hours


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle red wine
  • 1 1/2 ounces brandy
  • 2 cups ginger ale, or club soda
  • Lemon and orange wheels, for garnish


  1. Gather a pitcher and the ingredients.
  2. Add the sugar to the pitcher. Squeeze the lemon and orange wedges into the pitcher.
  3. Cover the pitcher with plastic wrap and chill it in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight to marry the fruit and wine flavors.
  4. Add the ginger ale or club soda just before you serve it. Garnish with freshly cut lemon or orange wheels if desired.
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