1/4 Cup Sugar
1/4 Cup Water
Zest Of 1 Lemon, Peeled In 3-Inch Strips
Zest Of 1 Orange, Peeled In 3-Inch Strips
2 Bottles Chilled Pinot Grigio
3/4 Cup Brandy
1/2 Cup Fresh Orange Juice, Strained
Chilled Club Soda
12 Thin Orange Slices, For Garnish
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove the saucepan from the heat. Add lemon and orange zests. Let the syrup stand, stirring often, until cooled to room temperature, about 20 minutes. Discard the zest strips.
In a large pitcher, combine the fruit syrup with the wine, brandy and orange juice. Pour the sangria into ice-filled glasses, top with club soda and garnish each drink with an orange slice.