Savory Recipes

Large Format Cocktail: Fall Gin Sangria with Empress 1908

Impress your guests with Empress! This large format cocktail is bursting with gorgeous fall flavors – including apple, pear, tea, and a hint of cinnamon. It is perfect for entertaining during the holiday season, and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. Cheers!

empress 1908 gin large format cocktail

Fall Gin Sangria

Servings 1


  • 3/4 cup Empress 1908 Gin
  • 1/4 cup Brandy
  • 1 bottle dry white or sparkling wine
  • 1 cup pomegrante juice
  • 1 cup black tea
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • 2 oz cinnamon syrup
  • cinnamon sticks
  • apple slices
  • pear slices
  • orange slices


  • Add all ingredients to a large pitcher. Let sit, chilled, overnight, to allow flavors to marry. Add ice, and serve.
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