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This Week in the Kitchen: Summer Sangria by Dr. Wilkinson’s

Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs knows how to relax, unwind and beat the summer heat with this refreshing sangria recipe. Mix up a pitcher and enjoy. Thanks Doc!

Dr. Wilkinson’s Summer Sangria

  • ½ medium apple (cored, skin on, chopped into small pieces)
  • ½ medium orange (rind on, sliced into small pieces, large seeds removed. Plus some for garnish)
  • 3-4 tbsp organic brown sugar
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup brandy
  • 750 ml bottle dry red wine
  • 1 cup ice to chill

Add apples, oranges and sugar to a large pitcher and muddle with a muddler or wooden spoon. Add orange juice and brandy and muddle again to combine. Next, stir in the red wine and add ice to chill. Serve garnished with orange, sip and enjoy!