Slow Cooker Winter Sangria – An Easy recipe for Entertaining

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Warm up with a glass of Winter Sangria! This slow cooker fruity mulled wine is simmered with red wine, brandy, triple sec, and diced fruits.

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Slow Cooker Winter Sangria!

This cocktail will make a great addition to your holiday gatherings!  Winter Sangria is belly warming, comforting and just the right mix for cool evenings.

Winter Sangria is fruity just like the cold summertime beverage you may be used to, except instead of adding ice cubes to each glass this slow cooked mulled wine version is served warm.

It’s so fun to create signature drinks, especially during the holidays.  The get together seems a little more festive when you take time to coordinate food and beverages with the season.

This bright and festive Cranberry Cosmopolitan Cocktail is one of my favorite cocktails to serve at Christmas time, and these Apple Cider Margaritas are scrumptious anytime during the Fall.

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This simple cocktail makes entertaining effortless!

The best part about this slow cooker sangria is that it takes two simple steps to make, and it can be made in advance!  All you need to do is pour all the ingredients in the crockpot, and then turn the slow cooker on low heat!  In just a couple of hours you’ll have a fruity mulled wine!

Put cups near the crockpot and encourage your guests to help themselves!  Setting up a simple beverage station takes the worry out of mixing drinks during the festivities, and frees up your time to mingle with your guests!

Enjoy a glass of Winter Sangria this holiday season!

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Slow Cooker Winter Sangria - An Easy recipe for Entertaining
 
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 2 bottles red wine ( I used Malbec)
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice (100% juice)
  • ½ cup brandy
  • ¼ cup triple sec
  • ¼ cup sweetener of your choice (I used Swerve)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 pear, diced
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 1 orange thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Pour wine, pomegranate juice, brandy , triple sec and sugar in a slow cooker. Stir and mix all ingredients. Add cinnamon sticks, diced fruit (except for oranges) and turn on low for 2 hours. Add sliced oranges and enjoy!
Notes
Add orange slices right before serving. The white pitch leaves a bitter taste if added with the apple and pear.

Slow Cooker Winter Sangria for easy entertaining #sangria #winter #slowcooker #redwine| thefoodieaffair.com

Slow Cooker Winter Sangria for easy entertaining #sangria #winter #slowcooker #redwine| thefoodieaffair.com

Sandra @ The Foodie Affair
 

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18 Comments on Slow Cooker Winter Sangria – An Easy recipe for Entertaining

  1. avatar
    November 7, 2016

    Loving this idea and it is not even Friday yet!!! What a fun party beverage. Sharing, of course!

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    November 24, 2016

    This is beautiful. And I bet it smells amazing. I really want to try this soon. I can see it simmering away while people mingle. Nice!

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    Julie says:
    November 24, 2016

    Wow, this is beautiful and perfect for Christmas or New Years!

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    November 25, 2016

    This slow cooker winter sangria is sheer genius. We love our sangria but up until now have enjoyed it during only the brief warm months here in Wisconsin. Thanks to this terrific recipe, that’s all about to change; thanks so much for this awesome idea!

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    Debra C. says:
    November 25, 2016

    Another great idea for stress-free entertaining! Love the added bonus – I’m sure this makes your home smell just amazing. Oh yes – pass a mug my way!

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    Michelle says:
    November 25, 2016

    This sounds absolutely wonderful! And I bet the kitchen smells amazing while it is heating too! Perfect for winter entertaining!

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    November 26, 2016

    This is absolutely perfect for the holidays!! Thanks for always sharing such magnicent recipes!

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    November 27, 2016

    I love making signature cocktails as they make parties so much more fun and keep you from being behind a bar all night. I have never had warm sangria so I am looking forward to trying this!

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    November 27, 2016

    I have made sangria a ton of times, but never in the slow cooker before. I can’t wait to try this!!

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    Angela says:
    November 28, 2016

    I am really intrigued!! This Sounds really great! Love the addition of pomegranate juice and the fresh fruit! What a wonderful recipe.

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    Heather Gallagher says:
    November 28, 2016

    YES PLEASE! I am on making this ASAP – I need a new cocktail and yes yes yes!

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    renise says:
    December 21, 2016

    I’d like to use sugar as opposed to a “sweetener”, but wondered if I’d use the same amount? Can’t wait to try this for Christmas AND New Years.

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      December 21, 2016

      Yes, you can use granulated sugar. Depending on how sweet you like your cocktails the amount can be adjusted. Definitely use 1/4 and taste. Add up to 1 cup. Enjoy!

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