Kelis's Sangria

Kelis's Sangria
Servings: 4 to 6


  • 1 (750-ml.) bottle red wine (choose a midpriced Spanish red wine)
  • 1/2 (750-ml.) bottle tequila
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • A handful of mint sprigs
  • Fresh cherries, grapes, sliced apples, and orange wedges
  • 1 (750-ml.) bottle chilled sparkling mineral water

Make It

1. In a large pot, combine the wine, tequila, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add the mint sprigs and fruit, cover, and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours to marinate the fruit. Just before serving, add the mineral water and transfer to a glass jug.