Sangria derives its name from its colour; red which is the colour of sangre, Spanish for blood. This is a white version, purists might want to call it anemic, but if you're like me and allergic to the tanin in red wine, this is great!!
- 1/2 cup berry (fine) sugar
- 1/2 cup Grand Marnier
- 1/2 cup brandy
- 2 - 26oz bottles dry white wine
- 68oz bottle club soda
- 1 lemon thinly sliced
- 1 lime thinly sliced
- 1 orange thinly sliced
- 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
In a punch bowl, combine sugar, Grand Marnier, brandy and wine. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours to chill. Just before serving, add soda water, fruit and ice cubes. Stir and serve.
- Yields: 12 servings