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Thanksgiving Sangria

Infused with pear, orange and a little rosemary, this pomegranate Thanksgiving sangria is the perfect make-ahead cocktail for your holiday table. Top with ginger beer just before serving to give it a little fizz and your guests will adore you.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup rosemary simple syrup (see directions below)*
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 2 pears, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup ginger beer
  • For garnish: fresh rosemary, pomegranate arils


  1. In a large pitcher, mix wine, pomegranate juice, simple syrup and vodka.
  2. Add the fruit and stir to combine.
  3. Cover and allow the sangria to soak overnight in the refrigerator.
  4. Before serving, add ginger beer.


*To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a large saucepan. Heat until the sugar has dissolved. Add a sprig of fresh rosemary and steep until the syrup cools completely. Transfer to a mason jar or other container and store in the fridge for up to 1 week.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 196
  • Sugar: 19.6 g
  • Sodium: 8.7 mg
  • Fat: 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.9 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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