You are here: Home » Recipes » Grilled Sangria Grilled Sangria Recipe by Relish Yield 6 servings Grilled fruit adds a wonderfully smoky kick to the classic Spanish drink. PrintEmail If you want to veer towards the authentic, choose a Rioja. If you can’t find Rioja, a big, fruity Merlot, Malbec or Shiraz will do Ingredients 1 navel orange1 apple1 lemon Cooking spray1/4 cup cognac or brandy1/4 cup Cointreu1 (750-ml) bottle fruity red wine1 (750-ml) bottle sparkling water Instructions Heat grill. Cut orange, apple and lemon into quarters and spray with cooking spray. Place fruit on a hot grill and cook until lightly charred. Remove to cutting board. Cut apples into small slices and cut the citrus wedges in half. Place fruit in a large pitcher that’s big enough to hold more than a full bottle of wine. Pour cognac, Cointreau and red wine over fruit in pitcher. Set sangria aside for at least 8 hours. To serve, pour lightly chilled sangria into highball glass and top with a generous splash of sparkling water.