Pella Chronicle

January 31, 2013

Rose Sangria


Parade

Pella — 2 (750-ml) bottles rose wine

1/2 cup Spanish brandy

1/4 cup triple sec or orange liqueur, like Grand Marnier

juice of 1 orange

1/2 cup superfine sugar

1/2 cup fresh sliced strawberries

1/2 orange, sliced into thin rounds, cut in half

1/2 lemon, sliced into thin rounds, cut in half

1/2 plum, pit removed, sliced into thin wedges

1/2 peach, pit removed, sliced into thin wedges

1 (10-oz) bottle club soda, chilled

ice cubes, for serving

1. Combine wine, brandy, orange liqueur, orange juice, and sugar in a large pitcher. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add fruit and stir well to combine. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, about 2 hours.

2. Stir in club soda. Serve sangria in large wineglasses, over ice if desired.