Forget plain old apple cider and try these fall sangria recipes when the weather cools.
They make the most of the harvest with apples, pears, and more.
Fall Sangria Recipes & Drink Ideas
You probably associate sangria with balmy nights on the patio and clinking glasses with friends.
But with those deep hues and colorful fruits, they’re just as great in the fall!
And when you add autumn fave fruits like cranberries and apples, they’re some of the best fall cocktails around.
So check out these tasty fall sangria recipes, and let me know which you like best.
This apple cider autumn sangria is perfect for sipping with loved ones by the fire.
Each gulp combines your favorite fall flavors, including apple, cinnamon, citrus, and pears.
Make a batch ahead of time so the ingredients can infuse in the booze longer, creating a more potent taste.
Ingredients: cinnamon sticks, sliced apples, pears & oranges, pomegranate arils, white wine, apple cider, brandy, orange juice, lemon juice, club soda (for serving)
This elegant bevvy will enhance any Thanksgiving dinner table.
The drink itself is insanely tasty, with wonderfully crisp flavors of white wine, apple cider, and Prosecco.
But the garnish really steals the spotlight.
You’ll finish this glass with a cinnamon stick, a sprig of rosemary, and a few pomegranate seeds.
Ingredients: white wine, apple cider, apple & pear slices, pomegranate seeds, Prosecco, rosemary sprigs & cinnamon sticks (for garnish)
Cranberry is the ultimate fall flavor. And this sangria recipe puts it to good use.
Start by boiling cranberry juice with sugar, cinnamon, and ginger to create a sinfully delicious syrup.
Then you add the booze and fruit.
You’ll love the glowing red color and the sweet-tart flavors in each sip.
Ingredients: unsweetened cranberry juice, sugar, fresh ginger, cinnamon, apple slices, fresh cranberries, rosé wine, vodka, ice
If you’re more of a red wine connoisseur, I’ve included this special fall sangria recipe just for you.
This drinkable masterpiece features a stunning blend of dry red wine, orange liqueur, apple cider, and brandy.
So it’s bold, citrus-infused, and full of warmth.
Serve this at your next holiday party, and everyone will want the recipe.
Ingredients: red wine, sugar, brandy, Grand Marnier, apple cider, sliced apples & oranges, cinnamon sticks, club soda (for serving)
The PSL (pumpkin-spiced latte) has gradually become the ultimate symbol of the fall season.
But why let the fun stop at coffee?
Take this fun flavor combination to new frontiers and make this pumpkin spice fall sangria.
And don’t worry – there are no chunks of pumpkin floating in the mix.
Ingredients: apple cider, white wine, spiced rum, sliced apples & pears, pumpkin pie syrup, cinnamon sticks & star anise (for garnish)
If the thought of honey-infused bourbon, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves gets your mouth watering, I’ve got the perfect drink for you.
This one has such a lovely golden color that it almost glows from your glass.
You’ll love the sweet spiced flavors and a bubbly texture that sparkles on your tongue, too.
Ingredients: orange juice, lemon juice, water, sugar, ginger paste, decaffeinated Chai, whole cloves, cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, honey bourbon, Moscato, orange bitters
Blood orange. Blackberries. Amaro. Wow!
What a fun blend of flavors. It’s sweet, dark, fruity, and deliciously bitter.
Amaro is an Italian aperitif made with over 30 herbs, so you know this one is as complex as they come.
Ingredients: Cabernet Sauvignon, Amaro Lucano, apple juice, blackberries, figs, sliced blood oranges & lemons, cinnamon sticks, thyme sprigs (for garnish)
This cranberry apple cider sangria looks fancy, but it’s actually super simple to make.
It’s fruity and sweetened with honey. But there’s also a pleasant layer of citrus to keep things balanced.
Throw in a few cranberries, apple slices, and cinnamon sticks, then top each glass with sparkling water for a hint of fizz.
Ingredients: red wine, apple cider, unsweetened cranberry juice, Triple Sec, honey, cranberries, apple slices, cinnamon sticks, sparkling water (for serving)
You may not think about pairing cherry with blueberry, but this wonderful fruit combination is a force to be reckoned with.
Cherries bring a deep, sugary sweetness balanced by the subtle floral flavors in blueberries.
Combined, these two powerhouse fruits create something magical.
Ingredients: red wine, brandy, cherry juice, agave nectar, sliced apples, blueberries, cherries
10. Black Sangria
Deep, dark, and a little menacing, this black sangria is just what you need for a Halloween party.
It starts with dark red wine, which is key to the color. Then you’ll throw in some equally dark fruits.
The mix of plums, black grapes, and blackberries is perfect.
Ingredients: dark red wine, brandy, simple syrup, black plums, black grapes, blackberries, ginger ale (for serving)
This drink is so pretty, it’ll make any fall dinner table Insta-worthy.
I mean, how can you beat the gorgeous presentation of pomegranate seeds, apple slices, and a sprig of thyme?
Oh yeah – the taste! And with sweet pear syrup and a glug of pomegranate juice, it’s about as good as sangria gets.
Ingredients: pear simple syrup, light red wine, sliced pears & oranges, pomegranate seeds, pomegranate juice, Grand Marnier, St. Germain, sparkling wine
We’ve had some pretty mild fall weather in recent years. So this sangria slushie is perfect for the warmer days in October.
It’s still got that deep red hue, so it’s great for autumn. But it’s infused with fruity goodness in every sip.
That’s mostly thanks to the Chambord, a spectacular blackberry liqueur.
Ingredients: red wine, Triple Sec, Chambord, simple syrup, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, ice
I’m so drawn to these darker drinks for fall. But that doesn’t make them heavy.
In fact, this blackberry sangria is super light and refreshing. So much so, it’ll be just as tasty during the summer.
But that deep, dark finish just screams Halloween!
Ingredients: blackberries, sugar, orange brandy, red wine, soda water
Here’s another fun drink for the spooky season. Though the crisp apple flavor is perfect for all of fall.
You’ll need sour apple liqueur for the taste and color. But don’t worry, it’s sweetened with simple syrup.
The strawberries add a delightful pop of color to offset the green. But this would look great with green apple slices, too.
Ingredients: Moscato, Sour Apple Liqueur, Triple Sec, simple syrup, strawberries, sliced apples, ice
It may not look it, but this sangria is loaded with fall flavors.
Figs are best in late fall and make for the most scrumptiously fruity and honeyed drink.
And thanks to the mix of liquors, it’s got the perfect amount of crisp and tart.
Ingredients: dry white wine, apple cider, apple brandy, orange liqueur, sliced apples, pears & oranges, figs, cinnamon sticks
What better way to thaw out than sipping on a glass of sparkling Fireball sangria?
It’ll warm you up in more ways than one.
If you’ve never had Fireball whiskey before, expect a punch of cinnamon spice that scorches your throat (in a good way).
Enhanced by apple and caramel flavors, this is one boozy treat that will make you feel the burn.
Ingredients: apple cider, Fireball whiskey, caramel vodka, apple liquor, Prosecco, apples, pomegranate arils, cinnamon sticks
Speaking of apples and caramel, what’s more fall-inspired than caramel apple sangria?
It tastes like dessert in a glass and is loaded with tart, sweet flavors, and a subtle boozy finish.
The orange slices create a citrusy spin that enhances the festive flavors.
Ingredients: white wine, apple cider, vodka, caramel sauce, sliced apples & oranges, cinnamon sticks, ginger ale
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