23 June, 2010

Sangria of Seville

4 1/3 c. dry red wine
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. Brandy
1/2 c. Bourbon (could use Gin or Vodka)
12 oz. club soda
1/4 inch cinnamon stick, crumbled
1 bottle Champagne, optional
Combine first 4 ingredients and the crumbled cinnamon stick and chill overnight with cut up pieces of apple, orange and peaches (if desired). Just 1 hour before serving add sliced banana. Serve on ice. Or serve in individual glasses garnished with a skewer of pineapple.