Forget the glass of wine this year. Pair your Thanksgiving feast with this refreshing, fall-inspired sangria. This unexpected libation is light and flora, yet embraces in-season fall produce with slices of pear and a woodsy herb—we prefer rosemary. If you have one, serve the cocktail in a clear pitcher to show off the gorgeous pear and orange slices. Then, garnish each glass with a sprig of rosemary or thyme (you can use either) for a festive, upscale touch that looks like it's straight out of a cocktail bar.
Products Used In Making This Recipe
Air-flown Fresh Grapefruit
Out of stock
Season: January, February, March, April, October, November and December
Tart and tangy with an underlying sweetness, grapefruit has a juiciness that rivals that of the ever popular orange and sparkles with many of the same health promoting benefits. Although available throughout the year, they are in season and at their best from winter through early spring.
Air-Flown Fresh Oranges
Out of stock
Season: January To May, November and December
Taste the freshness of Air-flown oranges. Washington type sweet, juicy and aromatic.
La Umbra Pinot Grigio 2011
Alc.: 12.5 % - Romania - Transylvania
Hand harvesting. Gentle pneumatic pressing, without destemming and pressing, and without maceration to avoid staining must. Gravity drainage of the must. Controlled fermentation at 15-16°C during 16 days into stainless steel tanks.
Grape variety: Pinot Gris
Tasting notes: A dry wine with yellowish greenish colour. It has a subtle and long lasting aroma with slightly spicy notes and flavours reminiscent of green pears, nectarines and freshly cut hay.
Food pairing: Served with fish or chicken with white sauce and salads.
Drinking temperature: 10-12°C
Prahova Valley Special Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Alc% 12.3 - Romania - Dealu Mare
Made from grapes coming from Sebes - Alba vineyards; a dry, fruity and well balanced wine.
Tasting notes: The wine displays a pale straw colour with green hues; nice aromas of gooseberries, melon and delicate notes of freshly cut grass. The feature of the wine is its freshness, vitality and brightness of the palate with a core of very clean and pure fruit with crisp and refreshing acidity.
Food pairing: It is excellent with seafood, fish or chicken dishes.
Drinking temperature: 8-10°C