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White Wine Sangria

White wine sangria with Fall fruits makes a beautiful presentation for holiday tables. Rosemary sprigs and fresh cranberries bring in all the Thanksgiving and Christmas feelings. 🙂

This Fall ,Thanksgiving and Christmas sangria recipe is incredibly simple to make. Just pour the wine and cider into your favorite large pitcher.

Add the garnishes and let the flavors chill and infuse for several hours while you prepare for your event.

At serving, pour the sangria and garnish the glasses for your table.

This is a creative way to dress up your Thanksgiving or Christmas holidays without a lot of fuss.

And your guests will enjoy this light sparkling white wine cocktail.

White Wine Sangria
Adjust the serving size of this recipe by using more or less fruits in the glass.
Christmas Sangria Garnished Cups

We enjoy rimming the serving glasses with cinnamon sugar for a bit of extra flavor and sweet. We served in stemless wine glasses.

Watch the recipe demonstration video at the bottom of our printable recipe card to see us rim the glasses with cinnamon sugar and make this delicious sangria recipe.

There are lots of options for presentation. Mason jars, stemmed wine glasses or even beautiful cut glass drinking glasses can all make appropriate vessels for this sangria.

Choose whatever style pitcher and glasses work best for your event.

Christmas Sangria
Christmas sangria with white wine and sparkling cider
White Wine And Cranberry Sangria-Pin Image
White wine sangria with Fall fruits makes a beautiful presentation for holiday tables. Rosemary sprigs and fresh cranberries bring in all the Thanksgiving and Christmas feelings.

Ingredients For White Wine Sangria Recipe:

  • The best white wines for sangrias we have found is either a simple Chardonnay, or Pinot Grigio. They are both widely available, inexpensive and tasty.
  • Any good quality sparkling cider like Martinelli’s will work well in this white wine sangria.
  • Apples and pears are both popular for Christmas sangrias, they make a pretty presentation. And they are tasty.
  • Rosemary and cranberries make beautiful additions to any Christmas Sangria.
Christmas Sangria
Yield: 6 cups

White Wine Sangria Recipe

White wine Sangria with sparkling cider is a perfect light fall and winter alcoholic beverage. For this christmas sangria we add Fresh Rosemary sprigs and fresh cranberries.


  • 750 ml Chardonnay wine (or Pinot Grigio)
  • 750 ml Sparkling cider
  • 1 Cup sliced apples (as desired)
  • 1 Cup sliced pear (as desired)
  • 4 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 Cup fresh cranberries


  1. Chop the fruits as desired. Set aside.Cutting Apples For Sangria
  2. Pour the wine into a large pitcher
  3. Pour the sparlinkg cider over the wine.Pouring Sparkling Cider-Sangria
  4. Add the fruits and rosemary sprigs as desired.Sangria-Top View
  5. Chill several hours to overnight to infuse the flavors.
  6. Serving suggestion:
  7. Coat the rim of the glasses with cinnamon sugar(see video to watch me coat the glasses)Pouring Sangria Into Cups
  8. Serve in 8 oz. glasses-garnish as desired with fruits and rosemary.Christmas Sangria Garnished Cups


This recipe makes about 6 -8 oz. cups WITHOUT added fruits. If you strain out the fruits you will get about 6 8 oz. cups of sangria. With added fruits in your serving glass this recipe can stretch to 8 or even more 8 oz. cups.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

8 oz.

Amount Per Serving Calories 199Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 13mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 2gSugar 19gProtein 0g

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