Sangria Santa Clara

  • Makes 8 glasses
  • 15 minutes preparation
  • Difficulty: easy


  • 1 cup (8 fl. oz) water
  • 1 small bunch fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz) sugar
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 short cinnamon sticks
  • 3 1/4 cups (26 fl. oz) dry white wine (Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 2 cups (16 fl. oz) sparkling apple cider
  • 1/2 cup (4 fl. oz) orange juice•2 small apples, cut into chunks
  • 2 small oranges, sliced thin crosswise
  • 2 small peaches, peeled and cut into chunks


In a small saucepan, combine the water, mint, sugar, cloves and cinnamon sticks over medium heat. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and allow the mixture to cool down to room temperature.

Remove and discard the mint leaves, cloves, and cinnamon sticks, and pour the mixture into a large serving pitcher.

Mix in all of the remaining ingredients, cover and refrigerate overnight.

Serve chilled, over ice