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Sangria, ready to enjoy


  • Author: Nigella Lawson
  • Total Time: 8 hours, 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


This is a quintessential summer drink (Modified slightly from Nigella Lawson’s Forever Summer)



Two 750 ml bottles of fruity Spanish red wine

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/41/3 cup brandy, to taste

1 lemon, sliced

1 orange, sliced

1 lime, sliced

1 apple, cored and sliced

soda water, optional


In a large pitcher mix everything except the soda water, using the smaller amount of brandy. Let it macerate in the refrigerator overnight.

Taste before serving and add more brandy and/or sugar if needed. The sangria can be mellowed with some soda water if desired.


From Forever Summer © 2003 by Nigella Lawson

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Inactive Time: 8 hours
  • Category: beverages, drinks
  • Cuisine: Spanish


  • Serving Size: 3/4 cup
  • Calories: 259.88
  • Sugar: 24.27 g.
  • Sodium: 8.5 mg.
  • Fat: 0.18 g.
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02 g.
  • Carbohydrates: 30.85 g.
  • Fiber: 1.55 g.
  • Protein: 0.55 g.
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: red wine, brandy