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Autumn Sangria

This festive, fall version of Sangria celebrates early fall fruit and is made all the more unique by the addition of Sparkling Pear Juice. It is simple to prepare with the bulk of the time duration being the infusion of the fruit into the wine.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword autumn sangria, fall fruit sangria
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 day 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 217 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh figs , quartered
  • 6 small (or 3-4 large) plums, pitted and cut into wedges
  • ¾ cup of dried apricots , sliced
  • 2 ripe but firm pears , cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 750 ml bottle of Pinot Noir (or other light red wine such as Gamay)
  • 1 750 ml bottle of Sparkling Pear juice (or sparkling apple cider if pear is unavailable)
  • Orange slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a 3 quart glass jar or container add all the fruit and red wine. Seal or cover and chill for 24 hours (or longer).
  2. If serving a large group, strain the sangria into a serving bowl and add the bottle of sparkling pear juice. Fill glasses with ice, pour in sangria and garnish with an orange slice. If preparing single servings (not using the entire batch of sangria), add equal parts of sangria and sparkling pear juice to ice filled glasses; garnish with orange slice.
Nutrition Facts
Autumn Sangria
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Potassium 450mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 26g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 13.1%
Vitamin C 47.2%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 3.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.