This sweet and spicy, dry and fruity Sangria makes the perfect Summer drink, that’s designed to be shared.


  • 740ml dry red wine

  • 3-4 Tbsp maple syrup

  • ¾ cup orange juice, plus more to taste

  • 1/3 cup brandy, plus more to taste

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 tsp cloves

  • 1 tsp black pepper corns

  • 2 star anise

  • 1 tsp juniper berries

  • 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced

  • 1 cup grapes, stems removed

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • Juice of ½ a lemon

  • 2 cups ice, plus more to serve

  • 1 orange, sliced

  • 1 lemon, sliced

  • 1 bunch mint, leaves picked


  • 1.

    Place wine, cinnamon stick, cloves, peppercorns, star anise, and juniper berries in an airtight container and leave at room temp overnight

  • 2.

    Add apples, oranges, mint and sugar to a large pitcher and muddle with a muddler or wooden spoon for 30 seconds

  • 3.

    Add orange juice and brandy and muddle again to combine for 30 seconds

  • 4.

    Strain wine mixture and place in large mixing bowl then add muddled fruit mix, grapes and blueberries

  • 5.

    Pour sangria into a large jug or punch bowl, fill with ice and serve

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Posted by chef rajesh baliReport
I Think more seasonal fruit need to put in sangria