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Red Wine Spritzer


  • Schweppes Black Cherry Sparkling Water
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup chopped cranberries
  • ½ cup chopped blackberries
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ tsp. cloves, whole
  • 2 star anise pods


  1. Combine wine, sugar, cranberries, blackberries, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and star anise pods in medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a rolling boil then lower heat and reduce for 10-15 minutes or until wine slightly begins to thicken.
  3. Use a fine mesh strainer strain to separate the wine from the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Allow wine to cool to room temperature before placing in refrigerator.
  5. Once ready to be served, fill a glass halfway with red wine and top with Schweppes Sparkling Water.