1 750 ml bottle of red wine (Rioja)
1/2 C apricot brandy
1-2 small-medium oranges, sliced, seeds removed
20-24 ripe cherries, halved, seeds removed
3 T sugar
1/2 C orange juice
1/2 C club soda
Mix 1/2 C wine, brandy, oranges, cherries and sugar in a large pitcher.
Chill the pitcher and the remaining wine overnight or up to 48 hours.
When ready to serve, add the wine, orange juice and soda to the pitcher.
Serve over ice with some fruit.
Match made in Heaven:
Try this with Pizza on a Grill or a spicy dish like Patatas Bravas!