Thanksgiving Sangria

Thanksgiving Sangria


  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 ( 1.5 liter) bottle pinot grigio
  • 11/2 cups apple cider
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 small apple, cored and sliced
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • Optional:  Stud 1 orange slice with cloves and add 3-4 star anise, if desired


  1. Place honey, water and apple pie spice in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Bring to a boil and reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer.  Simmer for 5 minutes, remove from heat, set aside and allow to cool.
  2. In a large pitcher, pour in pinot grigio and apple cider.  Add fruit slices and cranberries.
  3. Pour in honey mixture.  Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.