Make Warm Spiced Sangria for Your New Year Party

The countdown for 2018 has begun and we are sure that you guys must have made your plans for the New Year celebration. Most of the clubs and pub are crowded during this time and if you want to avoid the crowd, you can host your own party. No, it’s not too late to plan one. All you need is space, food, music and drinks. You can make your party the most dazzling party in the town by including some cocktails. Cocktails are easy to make and you will end up impressing everyone. So, here is a recipe for slow cooked spiced sangria.


750 ml Red Wine (Merlot / Zinfandel)

2 cups Apple Cider

¼ cup Honey

1 Orange (zested & juiced)

5 whole Cloves

4 green Cardamom

2 Cinnamon sticks

1 whole Anise

¼ cup Brandy (any)

You will need a wine goblet or Irish coffee mug to serve it in and the cooking time is abut 10 minutes.


Take a vessel and pour in the wine, honey, apple cider and orange juice. Add orange zest, cloves, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom. Cook this mixture on low flame for about 10 minutes. At the end add the brandy.

Pour the spiced sangria into wine goblet or Irish coffee mug.

Garnish it with a cinnamon stick and an orange slice.

Do try this recipe at home. We are sure you will love it. Spiced sangria is different from other drinks as it is served warm.