San Joaquin Sangria

It’s Sangria time!


1 bottle red wine, dry, full bodied
2 cups California red or black seedless grapes, picked from stem and rinsed
1 orange, sliced 1/4 with skin
1 nectarine or peach, sliced into thin wedges
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup soda water (optional)
8 California green grapes, small clusters


Combine all ingredients except soda water in pitcher. Stir well. Refrigerate for 2-24 hours to allow flavors to meld. Add soda water if desired and serve with or without the fruit pieces, in glasses garnished with small clusters of grapes.


Makes approximately 4 cups.

Nutritional Information

1/2 cup serving: Calories 146; Protein 1g; Fat less than 1g; Calories from Fat 3%; Carbohydrate 21g; Cholesterol 0mg; Fiber 1g; Sodium 6mg.