Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Cognac & Other Brandy Cocktails


sangria cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

This fruity drink from Spain has many variations, but sometimes tradition is the way to go.


  • 1 bottle Dry red wine, like Rioja
  • 1/2 cup Brandy
  • 1/2 cup Orange juice
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 Apple, cored and diced
  • 1 Lemon, cut into wedges
  • Garnish: Orange wheel


  1. In a large pitcher, add the sugar, oranges, apples and lemon and muddle for 30 seconds.

  2. Add the brandy and orange juice and muddle again for 30 seconds.

  3. Add the red wine, stir, add ice and serve in a red wine glass.