Jan Braai Sangria


During the hot summer months in sunny South Africa, make this ice cold Sangria to go perfectly with your next braai.


  • 1 orange
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 limes
  • 2 tots brown sugar
  • 2 tots Brandy
  • 250 ml good quality orange juice
  • 250 ml lemonade
  • 1 Bottle (750 ml) red wine (if possible use Grenache, that is a typical cultivar of red wine the Spaniards use for this drink)
  • Ice blocks


  1. Slice the orange, lemons and limes into slices and chunks and place into a big jug. You will need the capacity of about 2L.
  2. Add the sugar and brandy, use a wooden spoon and work this fruit mixture to release all the good juices.
  3. Add the orange juice, red wine and lemonade,  and mix well.
  4. Add the ice blocks and serve ice cold