Sanguini’s Sangria Surprise


A glass of martini.

Sanguini's Sangria Surprise

Katy McDaniel and Emily Strand
This martini recipe is one of three cocktails from Potterversity's ninth episode, "Harry Meets Dracula." The obvious choice for a Sanguini-inspired drink is sangria (which means “bloodletting” in Spanish and Portuguese). So here it is, though Sanguini won't like it...
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverages
Servings 5 servings


  • 1 apple
  • 1 orange
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup Pimm's
  • 750 mL red wine fruity, dry
  • 1 cup ice
  • garlic scapes* (for garnish)


  • Roughly chop apple and orange (peels on). Muddle with brown sugar in pitcher.
  • Add orange juice and Pimm's. Muddle again.
  • Add red wine and ice. Stir.
  • Serve in wine glasses garnished with garlic scapes.


  • Pimm's is a British gin-based liqueur.
  • This is an alcoholic drink and not intended for minors.
  • *garlic scapes - the tops of the garlic plant (often served fresh-picked and fried)