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Christmas Sangria

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 8
Drinks
American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 750- mL bottle red wine
  • 1 cup Tropicana Pure Premium® 100% Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 2 medium oranges sliced
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 1/2 cup spiced simple syrup or to taste

Spiced Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 " piece ginger peeled and sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise

Instructions
 

  • To make spiced simple syrup, combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat just until sugar dissolves.  Turn off heat and add ginger, cinnamon and star anise.  Let infuse 1 hour then strain into a jar.
  • Combine wine, orange juice, brandy, sliced orange, seeds of the pomegranate and spiced simple syrup in a large pitcher and stir well. Refrigerate overnight (or at least 4 hours, but really, overnight is much better) before serving.