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If you’re searching for a fruity, summery, delicious way to do wine, and we found it!
FoodandWine.com features a ton of fresh sangria recipes that you can make at home, and we just had to share one of our favorites!

Whip up a pitcher to share with friends on a hot summer day!

Rosé Sangria with Cranberries and Apples

Ingredients
One 750-milliliter bottle Spanish rosé
1/3 cup ruby port
1/3 cup Cointreau
1/3 cup cranberry juice
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 large cinnamon stick
4 allspice berries
3 whole cloves
1 star anise pod
2 cups cranberries
2 Granny Smith apples, diced
14 Ice cubes, for serving

Directions
1. In a saucepan, mix the water, sugar, crushed red pepper, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and star anise. Simmer the syrup over moderately low heat for 15 minutes. Strain into a bowl and add the cranberries and apples. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
2. Strain the fruit, reserving the spiced syrup. In a large pitcher, mix the rosé with the port, Cointreau, cranberry juice, fruit and 3/4 cup of the spiced syrup. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour. Serve over ice.

Make Ahead of time. The sangria can be refrigerated for up to 6 hours.