Book Club Sangria

Book Club Sangria
Book Club Sangria
This sweet-tart wine punch was invented by members of the Junior League of Houston book club in the 1970s.Michael Kraus

This sweet-tart wine punch was invented by members of the Junior League of Houston book club in the 1970s.

Book Club Sangria
This sweet-tart wine punch was invented by members of the Junior League of Houston book club in the 1970s.
Yield: serves 6 - 8

Ingredients

  • 34 cup sugar
  • 1 (750-ml) bottle fruity red wine, such as pinot noir
  • 14 cup brandy
  • 14 cup fresh orange juice
  • 14 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 14 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup ginger ale
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 4 thin slices each of orange, lemon, and lime
  • 1 fresh peach, pitted and sliced

Instructions

  1. Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a 1-qt. saucepan. Let cool and transfer to a pitcher; add wine, brandy, and citrus juices. Chill.
  2. Before serving, add ginger ale, pineapple, citrus slices, and peaches. Stir and serve over ice.