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Ginger Blood Orange Sangria Cocktail

Did you see it? The latest Friends Who Fete party is a swoony Southern California-inspired brunch. And, if you travel to California in the winter, you’ll notice how incredible winter citrus there is as you drive from San Diego to Ojai.  Inspired by all that local, seasonal produce, we decided to put a ton of citrus in a wintry take on orange sangria!

Blood Orange Sangria Recipe

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail recipe is made with local white wine, blood orange juice, ginger liqueur, and many local citrus — kumquats! blood oranges! Cara Cara oranges! — this is like taking a sip of winter in Southern California. 

Recipe Ingredients

Here are the ingredients needed to make this orange sangria:

  • Dry White Wine
  • Blood Orange Juice
  • Cointreau
  • Domaine de Canton Liqueur
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Kumquats
  • Blood Oranges
  • Ice

How To Make This Recipe

The key steps to make this orange sangria are:

  1. Prepare The Fruit And Rest: Combine the wine, blood orange juice, ginger liqueur, orange liqueur, some strawberries, and raspberries and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  2. Strain, Add Fruit, And Serve: Strain off the berries, add fresh berries, bitters, kumquats, and blood oranges, and serve over ice.

Other Sangria Recipes To Try

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Blood Orange Sangria Recipe

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is a total game changer. This Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail recipe will for sure make you change the way you see Sangrias!
4.8 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 drinks
Calories 163 kcal


  • 1 (750 ml) dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup blood orange juice
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau or other orange liqueur
  • 1/2 cup Domaine de Canton liqueur (or another ginger liqueur)
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries plus more for garnish
  • 1 pint small strawberries plus more for garnish
  • Dash Peychaud's bitters
  • 6 kumquats sliced, for garnish
  • 2 blood oranges sliced, for garnish


  • Prepare The Fruit For The Sangria: In a large pitcher or bowl, stir together the wine, blood orange juice, ginger liqueur, orange liqueur, a pint of raspberries, and the pint of strawberries. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 and up to 24 hours.
  • Serve The Sangria: Strain the sangria into a pitcher and discard the soaked berries. Add a few fresh raspberries, strawberries, the bitters, and all the sliced kumquats and blood oranges. Serve sangria poured over ice with a few slices of orange in each glass.



Serving: 1 drinkCalories: 163kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 268mgFiber: 6gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 122IUVitamin C: 70mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Aperitivo, Citrus Sangria, Fancy cocktail, Fancy drink, Spanish Aperitivo, White wine Sangria, Winter Sangria
Tried this recipe?Mention @saltandwind or tag #swsociety!

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