Consultation with an inventive wine shop outside Boston produced this fruit-forward, foolproof recipe so drinkable it goes down like water — and so cheap it’ll serve the whole clan for not a lot of dough. Get some pals, break out the board games, and see what you remember in the morning.
The Urban Grape’s Infamous Sangria
Serves twelve to fourteen
1 pineapple (fresh or canned)
1 carton strawberries
4 bottles house red wine
½ bottle OJ (pasteurized, no pulp)
4 oz. canned pineapple juice
1 c. cheap brandy
1 l ginger ale
2 lemons, juiced
2 limes, juiced
1. Cut fruit into bite-size pieces.
2. Combine all liquids and juiced fruits in a pitcher. Mix well.
3. Place fruit in a tall glass. Top with mixture and a splash of ginger ale.
The Urban Grape, 7 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill (617-232-4831 or theurbangrape.com).
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