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A recipe for Spiced White Wine Sangria with cinnamon sticks, star anise, and tangerines.

Spiced White Wine Sangria

Teri & Jenny
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 8
Calories 188 kcal


  • cup sugar
  • cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 star anise
  • 3 cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 1 (750ml) bottle pinot grigio
  • 2 tangerines, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds

optional garnish

  • cinnamon sticks
  • star anise


  • Place sugar, water, cinnamon sticks, star anise and cardamom pods into a small saucepan, stir and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  • While the spice simple syrup cools, spread tangerine slices onto a baking sheet and sprinkle the tops with a small amount of brown sugar.
  • Using a brulee torch, caramel the tops of each orange tangerine slice or place the baking sheet under a broiler for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Place the orange slices and pomegranate seeds into a large pitcher.
  • Pour the wine over the fruit and add extra cinnamon sticks and star anise, if desired.
  • Strain the simple syrup into the pitcher and stir until well combined.
  • Place the sangria in the refrigerator and allow to chill for at least an hour. Pour into glasses and serve.


  • *Makes 2 quarts


Calories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 99mgFiber: 2gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 150IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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