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Sangria with Sparkling Wine and Stone Fruit

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Tip: Prepare peach ice cubes ahead of time so that the sangria will not get diluted by regular ice cubes.

2 cups peach nectar
1 peach
1 nectarine
1 plum
1 cup brandy
1 750-ml bottle of sparkling wine
Peach nectar ice cubes (about 2 cups nectar)

Slice fruit into wedges and add to pitcher with brandy. Let macerate covered in the refrigerator for up to an hour. Add peach nectar and sparkling wine. Add ice cubes. Serve and enjoy. Yield: 2 quarts.

- Recipe courtesy of Joseph Erdos

 

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