Makes about 7 cups (10 to 12 servings)
|1||bottle (750 mL) Beaujolais or dry red wine|
|1||cup cranberry juice cocktail|
|1||cup orange juice|
|1/2||cup cranberry-flavored liqueur (optional)|
|1||orange,* thinly sliced|
|1||lime,* thinly sliced|
*The orange and lime can be scored before slicing to add a special touch. To score, make a lengthwise groove in the fruit with a citrus stripper. Continue to make grooves 1/4 to 1/2 inch apart until the entire fruit has been grooved.
- Combine wine, cranberry juice cocktail, orange juice, liqueur, if desired, orange and lime slices in large glass pitcher. Chill 2 to 8 hours before serving.
- Pour into glasses; add citrus slices from sangría to each glass.
Just before serving, tilt pitcher and slowly add 2 cups well-chilled sparkling water or club soda. Makes about 9 cups (12 to 15 servings).
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