Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria

Wine because Chaos am I right? After a chaotic day, I sometimes enjoy the occasional glass of wine, wine spritzer, or this lovely Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria! It’s perfect for winter with its blend of blood orange and cranberry making it not only look festive but taste like the holidays as well.

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What is Sangria?

Sangria is an alcoholic beverage that originated in Spain and Portugal. There are traditionally two types of sangria – red and white. Red Sangria is made with red wine and white sangria with white wine. Sangria typically consists of wine, fruit juice or juices, and chopped fruit. It can also include additional liquors like brandy, whiskey, or other flavored alcoholic beverages.

Ingredients

The first thing you’ll need to make this amazing blood orange cranberry sangria recipe is my base recipe for wine sangria!

In order to make Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria you will need the ingredients in the base recipe for sangria plus the following:

Blood Oranges – If you can’t find blood oranges, navel oranges will work. I just love the color of the blood orange in this recipe and it’s worth it if you can find them.

Fresh cranberries in a white bowl with a sliced blood orange on a wooden cutting board.

Fresh Cranberries – These are usually easy to find around the holiday season!

Cranberry Juice

Orange Juice – Fresh squeezed is always best here and I love to squeeze the blood oranges. However, if you don’t have enough oranges orange juice will work just as well.

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Making the Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria

Making Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria is so effortless! Simply follow the base recipe adding your orange juice and cranberry juice for the fruit juice and using the cranberries and blood oranges.

Simple syrup can be easily made by mixing equal parts sugar and water and simmering until the sugar is fully dissolved. Otherwise, you can purchase simple syrup.

Mix all ingredients except Prosecco and 1 blood orange in a large pitcher, muddling the cranberries and oranges a bit. Chill for 24 hours. When ready to serve, add Prosecco and stir gently. Pour into glasses and garnish with remaining fruit.

Blood Orange Cranberry Sangria

Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria

By: April
Effortless holiday cheer in a glass! This simple blood orange cranberry wine sangria is perfect for all your festivities.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 24 hours
Total Time 24 hours 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 gallon
Calories 1984 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bottle Riesling Wine
  • 1 bottle Presecco
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 cup orange juice fresh squeezed or bottled
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup club soda
  • ½ cup simple syrup

Instructions
 

  • 1. Slice one blood orange and add to a pitcher.
  • 2. Add fresh cranberries to the pitcher and muddle the fruit.
  • 3. Add all remaining ingredients except the Prosecco. Stir.
  • 4. Allow to chill in the fridge for 24 hours.
  • 5. Gently stir in Prosecco and serve with remaining fruit for garnish.

Notes

You can use freshly squeezed blood oranges but I recommend buying at least 3-4 blood oranges if you want to go this way. One to muddle, 1-2 to squeeze, and one for garnish.
Nutrition 1984 kcal
Keyword cranberry orange sangria, cranberry sangria, holiday sangria, sangria, wine

Conclusion

Do you have a favorite sangria recipe? Be sure to check out this fun wine cocktail collection or try Apple Pie Sangria!

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8 thoughts on “Blood Orange Cranberry Wine Sangria”

  1. Looks very tropical. A bit soft for my taste though 🙂 but surely great for any occasion. You cant go wrong with this drink.

  2. Michelle Latinovich

    Wow! This is the perfect drink for the holidays. Blood orange, cranberry and wine? Yes please! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe!

  3. Your Sangria drink looks very festive. Perfect for the Christmas Hoidays and a New years party. Thanks for sharing

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