Pour the wine, brandy, sugar, and apple pieces into a pitcher and stir. Squeeze and then drop the lemon and orange wedges into the pitcher. Chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour. Add the ginger ale just before serving. Serve in wine glasses, with or without ice.

  • 1 bottle of red wine (Zinfandel, Shiraz, Merlot, or Cabernet Sauvignon)
  • 1 1/2 oz brandy
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1 lemon, cut in wedges, seeds removed
  • 1 orange, cut in wedges, seeds removed
  • 2 cups ginger ale