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The Grand Sangria Cocktail

The Grand Sangria Cocktail

This wine cocktail is usually for the fall or holiday gatherings but who says you can't make this bowl of fabulous for a summer gathering or party. No one makes cocktail rules but you. This classic fruity wine cocktail will be a hit chilled or served on ice. This drink can be created with the fruit of your choice.

An orange twist on the classic fruity wine concoction.

INGREDIENTS IN THE GRAND SANGRIA COCKTAIL 

1⁄2 cup Grand Marnier

1 - cup Seedless red or black grapes

2 - Lemons, sliced or Strawberries sliced (create to your desire)

1 - Orange, sliced

2 - Apples, red and green, cored and cut into .5 inch wedges

2 - Cinnamon sticks (optional)

1 - tbsp Superfine sugar

1 - cup of orange juice

1 -  750ml bottle Merlot, chilled

HOW TO MAKE THE GRAND SANGRIA COCKTAIL

Combine all the ingredients except the orange juice and wine in a punch bowl and let stand at least 1 hour.

Stir the orange juice and wine, and serve in ice-filled punch cups or wine glasses.

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