1/4cuplight-bodied red winesuch as Merlot or Rioja
2tablespoonsfreshly squeezed orange juicecan also sub pomegranate juice
Place fruit slices in the bottom of a wine glass and add brandy and orange liqueur. Let sit for 5 minutes then add wine, juice, and soda. Stir well and top with ice. Garnish with a slice of fruit and serve chilled.