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Make Winter Sangria, Because Your Fridge Has Too Many Clementines

No, winter isn't over yet, and yes, we know you're about to lose it. We feel you. But don't get mad -- get the party started! Seasonal affective disorder loves company, so invite all your friends over and make DrinksMadeEasy's recipe for winterized sangria. Besides, you need to get rid of all the clementines in your fridge before they begin to mold, anyways. Grab the nearest corkscrew, get ready to Instagram, and watch the video above to see how it's done.

Winter Sangria

Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

  • 1 bottle red table wine
  • 1 bottle sparkling cranberry-apple cider
  • 3 clementines, unpeeled and sliced thin
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and diced
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 8 frosted rosemary sprigs, to garnish
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • Water
  • To make the frosted rosemary sprigs, place ½ cup of granulated sugar in a shallow bowl. Lightly wet the rosemary sprig and shake it to remove any excess water. Roll the sprig in the sugar until coated as desired. Set aside.
  • To make the sangria, combine the wine, cider, and fruit in a large pitcher or other serving vessel. Stir well.
  • Pour and divide evenly between 8 cocktail or wine glasses filled with ice. Garnish each with a frosted rosemary sprig, and serve.

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