There's nothing like a glass of spiced strawberry sangria. The combination of juicy fruit and crisp wine is refreshing and perfect for entertaining. The addition of cinnamon and cloves gives the drink a cozy, warm flavor that is perfect for holiday gatherings. Best of all, it only takes minutes to prepare.
1 ½ cup California strawberries, sliced
1 cup cranberries
1 small apple, sliced
1 cup pomegranate seeds
½ grapefruit, sliced
1 cinnamon stick
3-star anise seeds
¼ cup orange liqueur
750 ml red wine
1 can of orange or plain sparkling water
Combine all ingredients (except sparkling water) in a pitcher or punch bowl and stir well.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Top with sparkling water.
Pour into glasses and garnish with grapefruit slices, strawberry halves, and cranberries.