3 oz brandy
3 oz Orange Simple Syrup
1½ cups (375 mL) chopped fresh berries (any combination of blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries)
750 mL bottle dry, robust rosé wine (such as a Spanish Rosado)
1 lemon, sliced into half-wheels
1½ cups (375 mL) cranberry juice
1½ cups (375 mL) soda water, or lemon-lime soda
8 sprigs fresh mint, basil, rosemary or thyme, for garnish
1. Add brandy, simple syrup, fresh berries, lemons, wine and cranberry juice to a pitcher. Top with soda. Stir to mix.
2. Fill glasses with ice and pour in sangria, evenly distributing fruit.
3. Garnish each with herbs.
Serves 6 to 8
Orange Simple Syrup
To a heatproof container, add 1 cup sugar and zest of 1 orange. Add 1 cup boiling water and stir to dissolve. Allow to cool. Cover and refrigerate in an airtight bottle or container for up to 14 days.
Makes 1½ cups (375 mL).