Christmas sangria kit
Treat friends and family to this Christmas sangria kit, a mixture of red wine, Spanish brandy and festive spices. It's a thoughtful gift for cocktail lovers
- Serves: 8 persons
- 750ml red wine
- 100ml Spanish brandy
- 3tbsp golden caster sugar
- 1tbsp mixed spice
- 250-300ml sparkling water or lemonade
- 1litre screwtop or flip-top bottle
- 1small spice jar or tin
- 1pomegranate, or a small pack of prepared pomegranate seeds
Step 1Pour the wine and brandy into a 1-litre bottle. Combine the sugar and mixed spice, then tip into a spice jar.
Step 2To gift, put the sangria base in a gift bag or box along with the spice jar, whole fruits and these instructions: Chop the apple and clementines, tip into a large serving pitcher and sprinkle over the spice mix. Leave to stand for 1 hr, then pour in the sangria base, a handful of ice and the sparkling water (or lemonade). Stir in the pomegranate seeds and serve. Serves 6-8.