su-Autumn Punch
Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones
YieldsMakes 15 cups (serving size: 3/4-cup)Total Time1 hr 15 mins
AuthorAmy Machnak,
"Punch" is a good description of this one--a couple of glasses pack a wallop. Add extra cranberry juice if you want it weaker.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Simmer spices, vermouths, cranberry juice, and sugar in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and let steep 1 hour.

Step 2
2

Chill remaining ingredients in a large container. Strain spice mixture into wine mixture and chill until ready to serve.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 whole cinnamon sticks
 5 whole cloves
 1/3 cup sweet vermouth
 1/3 cup dry vermouth
 2 cups cranberry juice
 2 tablespoons sugar
 2 bottles dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
 1 bottle dry, full-bodied red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon
 1 cup apple brandy
 1 cup citrus vodka
 1 orange, sliced
 1 lemon, sliced

Directions

Step 1
1

Simmer spices, vermouths, cranberry juice, and sugar in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and let steep 1 hour.

Step 2
2

Chill remaining ingredients in a large container. Strain spice mixture into wine mixture and chill until ready to serve.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Autumn Punch