Holiday Sangria by Kizzie Inc.

The hustle and bustle of the holidays like decorating the Christmas Tree, preparing a meal and wrapping presents deserves a moment to sit back and have a refreshing beverage. 

Sangria 1

I’m here to tell you that there is a wonderful serene moment about sitting back and sipping hot cocoa, feeling the bubbles of a spritzer or the mellowness of a nice glass of wine. But, today Sangria is to the rescue!

Check out my holiday sangria recipe below.

Mixology to the rescue!


Holiday Sangria


1 bottle (32-ounce size) Ocean Spray Cherry Juice Blend
1 jar (6-ounce size) maraschino cherries — undrained
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 apple, thinly sliced
2 oranges, thinly sliced (reserve 1 for garnish)

1 lime, thinly sliced (reserved for garnish)
1 lemon, thinly sliced

1 cup blueberries

1 cup blackberries

1 cup strawberries, sliced in half
1 (20-ounce size of 7-UP)

The Process

In a large pitcher, combine cherry juice blend, maraschino cherries with their liquid, orange juice and lemon juice; mix well.

Add 1 orange, lemons, blueberries, apples, strawberries and blackberries. Stir.

Refrigerate, covered, for 2 to 3 hours.

Before serving, add 7-UP; stir gently.

Serve over ice cubes in tall glasses. Garnish with additional maraschino cherries and orange slices, if desired.


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