5 Fall Sangria Recipes To Spice Up The Season

Embrace the flavors of Fall and Winter with these delicious sangria recipes.


The Only Sangria Recipe You’ll Ever Need

This Sangria recipe is fool-proof and requires no time to 'steep' the fruit.

Wine Recommendation: Opt for a rich red wine, such as Rioja or Tempranillo.

Ingredients: 1 bottle (750ml) of rich red wine, 1 cup spiced rum, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 2 blood oranges (one thinly sliced, one for garnish), 1 cup cranberries, 1 cup cherries, 2 cups ginger beer.

Instructions: Mix everything into a large pitcher and serve over ice. Garnish with any selection of the fruits used on a cocktail stick.

Sittin’ On The ‘Orch

Sittin’ On The ‘Orch is a warm hug of a sangria, packed with nostalgic Fall and Winter flavors.

Wine Recommendation: Opt for a bottle of medium-bodied orange wine.

Ingredients: 1 bottle (750ml) of medium-bodied orange wine, 1 cup fresh apple cider, slices of crisp red apples, 2 cinnamon sticks, 1/4 cup brandy.

Instructions: Mix everything in a large pitcher, without ice, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving over ice. This also doubles up as a brilliant mulled wine recipe if you add slices of orange and star anise before heating.

Crimson Wave

Crimson Wave is likely one of the best red wine sangria recipes for Fall.

Wine Recommendation: Opt for a fruity and slightly tart red wine, such as Zinfandel or Cabernet Sauvignon.

Ingredients: 1 bottle (750ml) of fruity and slightly tart red wine, 1/2 cup fresh cranberry juice, 1/2 cup fresh orange juice, 2 oranges, a splash of Grand Marnier.

Instructions: Cut the oranges into thin slices and mix all the ingredients in a pitcher. For an extra snazzy garnish, sugared cranberries go down a treat.


The PSS (Pumpkin Spice Sangria)

The PSS is a must-try sangria taking inspiration from Starbucks' infamous PLL.

Wine Recommendation: Choose a medium to full-bodied floral wine, such as Viognier or Moscatel.

Ingredients: 1 bottle (750ml) of medium to full-bodied white wine, 200g golden caster sugar, 50g light brown soft sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground cloves, 2 tsp ground ginger, grating of nutmeg, 2 tbsp canned pumpkin purée, 2 shots of bourbon.

Instructions: Mix the sugars, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, and pumpkin purée in a pan with water and heat over a medium heat until you have a pumpkin spice syrup. Add 2 shots of syrup to a pitcher with the wine and bourbon, then serve over ice.

Pear Tree

Pear Tree is a super festive and fun white wine sangria recipe for Fall.

Wine Recommendation: Choose a medium to full-bodied white wine, such as Chardonnay.

Ingredients: 1 bottle of medium to full-bodied white wine, 1 cup pear juice, 1 tbsp manuka honey, 2 pears, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, a splash of brandy.

Instructions: Thinly slice one pear and mix with all other ingredients in a large pitcher. Chill for a minimum of four hours, and serve with a pear garnish.