Seaside Sangria


This simple recipe combines the delicious taste of fresh fruit with the tartness of lime for a refreshingly light sparkling beverage. Enjoy while taking in a summer sunset or while relaxing on your back patio. 


1 Large bottle of inexpensive red wine

Juice of one orange

Juice of one lime

Slices of orange, lemon and lime

Optional: whole strawberries, grapes and cherries

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 bottle of chilled sparkling wine

cinnamon sticks



1. Combine red wine, orange juice, lime juice, fresh fruit, and ground cinnamon in a big pitcher. Mix with large spoon.

2. Fill each glass three quarters full with sangria, and top off with sparkling wine just before serving. 

3. Garnish with cinnamon stick.