Seasonal Sangria Recipes

December 20, 2012 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage

The workweek is almost over, the holidays are in full swing, and today is National Sangria Day! Take a load off and invite some friends over for an impromptu celebration with these seasonal sangria recipes from organic, low-calorie Eppa Sangria.

Spiced Warm Eppa
SERVES FIVE

1 bottle sangria
1 red or green sweet apple
1/4 cup premium gold rum
1/3 cup honey or sugar
3 cinnamon sticks
8 to 20 cloves
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
Pinch of ground nutmeg

Combine ingredients in a large pot or slow cooker. Gently warm on low to medium heat to avoid boiling for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasional until the sugar (if using) dissolves and ingredients are well blended. Ladle the mulled sangria (leaving out cloves) into mugs and garnish with a cinnamon stick. 

Holiday Punch
SERVES EIGHT

2 bottles sangria
1 bottle Champagne or sparkling wine
12 ounces cranberry juice
1 cup sliced green apples
1 sliced orange
1 sliced lemon

Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and chill for one hour before serving.

Eppatini
SERVES ONE

3 ounces sangria
2 ounces apple juice
1/16 tsp. vanilla

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with cranberries and apple slices.

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