4 black or red plums

4 fresh apricots

1 pint fresh blackberries

1 bottle good red wine

1 cup vodka

1 cup pomegranate juice

ΒΌ cup simple syrup


1 cup blackberry seltzer or soda

Whole cherries for garnish

Fresh mint for garnish

Cut plums and apricots in half, remove pits, and cut into wedges. Place cut fruit in a large glass pitcher and pour red wine, vodka, pomegranate juice, and simple syrup over fruit. Stir well and refrigerate. When ready to serve, fill pitcher with ice and top with seltzer. Stir to combine. Garnish with fresh mint and cherries if desired.

Yield: 8 servings