WHITE CHRISTMAS SANGRIA

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Ingredients

  • 2 bottles white wine I used Riesling & Pinot Grigio
  • 12 ounces ginger beer plus more for topping, if desired
  • ¼ cup pear brandy
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 bartlett pears thinly sliced
  • 1 pound cranberries fresh or frozen, plus more for garnish
  • 3-4 star anise pods
  • Rosemary for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add the pears and cranberries to a large pitcher. Pour in wine, brandy, and sugar and stir. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.
  2. When ready to serve, pour into chilled glasses. Top off with more ginger beer, if desired. Garnish with rosemary, an anise pod, and frozen cranberries to keep it cold.