2 bottles red wine (Tempranillo, Merlot, Shiraz, etc.)
3/4 cup brandy
1/2 cup orange flavored liqueur
juice of one large orange, strained (approx. 1 cup)
1 large orange, sliced into rounds (reserve some for garnish, optional)
1 lemon, sliced into rounds
1 pound strawberries, sliced lengthwise (reserve some for garnish, optional)
1 large bottle of carbonated water (e.g. Perrier)
1) In a pitcher, combine all ingredients except for: any fruit reserved for garnish, carbonated water, and ice cubes.
2) Stir to combine. Cover the pitcher with plastic wrap and allow to refrigerate for at least 12 hours, and up to 2 days.
3) Stir the sangria before serving. Pour some sangria into each glass, over ice, leaving room for fruit and water. Transfer some of the fruit form the pitcher of sangria into each glass. Top glasses up with a splash of carbonated water.