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"Sparkling Sangria" Champagne Cocktail

"Sparkling Sangria" Champagne Cocktail

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • Ice cubes
  • 40 Frozen cranberries
  • 1 Medium orange or 2 Clementines
  • ½ Lemon
  • 1 bottle Sparkling wine or Champagne

Instructions
 

  • Put the cranberries in a medium sized bowl and cover with hot tap water to defrost them.
  • Once defrosted, drain them and then chop them up.
  • If any juice accumulates on the cutting board try to save it to add to the sangria.
  • Similarly, roughly chop the orange and the lemon also saving up any of the juices that squirt out onto your cutting board.
  • Fill a 1 and ½ liter (50 ounce) pitcher ⅓ full of ice.
  • Add the cranberries, orange and lemon along with any of the accumulated juice.
  • Pour in the bubbly.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 30 minutes before serving.
  • Serve in Champagne flutes or use regular wine glasses or a martini glass.