Back-deck sangria



5 min


6 cups (1.5 L)

* PLUS Refrigeration Time: 60 minutes


  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 2 peaches , or apples, or 3 cups chopped cantaloupe or watermelon
  • ice cubes
  • fresh mint sprigs , optional


  • In a large pitcher, stir wine with cranberry and orange juices and liqueur. If using peaches or apples, peel, then slice in half and discard stone or core. Cut into slices. For melon, slice off peel and discard any seeds. Then cut into small bite-size pieces. Add to pitcher.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Fruit will soften and infuse juice mixture with flavour. Sangria will keep well, covered and refrigerated, overnight.
  • Pour sangria into glasses and add ice cubes. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint, if you like.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 123,
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.9 g,
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.7 g,

A glass of homemade Back-Deck Sangria, loaded up with fresh fruit and juices, is perfect when you want to unwind with friends.