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Side view of two sangrias with a carafe of the same in the background

Easy Sangria Recipe

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 Hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Refrigerator
  • Cuisine: Spanish


This is an easy Sangria recipe that just takes a little bit of time and a couple of fruits. Enjoy this beautiful drink on a hot summer day or on your next grill out.


  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brandy
  • 1 orange, loosely chopped
  • 1 apple, cored and loosely chopped
  • 1 lemon, loosely chopped
  • 750ml bottle of merlot


  1. Add ½ cup sugar and brandy to pitcher. Stir.
  2. Add in each of the fruits and mix after adding each one.
  3. Add wine, stir
  4. Place in fridge for at least 6 hours
  5. Serve


  • Brandy is optional, but I highly recommend adding it!
  • Want to try different fruits? Go ahead! Have fun!

Keywords: Red Sangria