Cranberry-Orange Sangria

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


10 servings

Updated: Dec. 09, 2023
Letting this sangria sit in the fridge overnight improves the fruitiness, making it the perfect make-ahead drink for a holiday party. It's also nice with a splash of brandy. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts


  • 1 medium orange, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium apple, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) cranberry juice
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) zinfandel or other fruity red wine
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur
  • Ice cubes
  • Optional: Thinly sliced oranges, thinly sliced apples and fresh cranberries


  1. In a large pitcher, combine the first 7 ingredients; refrigerate overnight. Serve over ice; garnish with oranges, apples and cranberries if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 263 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.