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Spiced Cranberry Holiday Sangria

Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 cup dark rum
  • ¼ cup Spiced Cranberry Honey Syrup (see below)
  • 1 orange sliced
  • ½ cup cranberries
  • 1 bottle Risata Brachetto d’Acqui, chilled
  • Brûléed orange slices for garnish (optional)

Spiced Cranberry Honey Syrup

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tbsp mulling spices
  • ¾ cup cranberries


  • Add dark rum, Spiced Cranberry Honey Syrup and sliced orange to a pitcher. Use a wooden spoon to break down the orange slices a bit (if doing this step in advance, store in the refrigerator until ready to serve). Before serving, add cranberries and Risata Brachetto d’Acqui to the pitcher and stir. Serve with brûléed orange slices.

Spiced Cranberry Honey Syrup

  • Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and stir. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 5 more minutes or until the cranberries have all popped and are broken down. Strain into a jar and store for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.