Hands on: 10 minutes Total time: 10 minutes, plus chilling time
1 large apple, cored and chopped
1 large orange, peeled and chopped
1/2 pear, cored and chopped
1/2 small lime, chopped
3 1/2 ounces Amaretto, divided
3 1/2 ounces brandy, divided
3 1/2 ounces Gran Marnier, divided
1 (750 ml) bottle Pinot Grigio
1 tablespoon granulated sugar, or to taste
3/4 cup (6 ounces) ginger ale
Maraschino cherries with stem, for garnish
At least 6 hours in advance, in a medium bowl, combine apple, orange, pear and lime. Add 1 ounce Amaretto, 1 ounce brandy and 1 ounce Gran Marnier. Mix well, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
In a large pitcher, combine Pinot Grigio, 2 1/2 ounces Amaretto, 2 1/2 ounces brandy, 2 1/2 ounces Gran Marnier and add sugar to taste. Stir until sugar is dissolved. If making ahead of time, cover pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve.
When ready to serve, combine wine mixture with fruit. Add ginger ale and fill pitcher with ice. Serve over ice. Garnish individual drinks with a maraschino cherry.
Per serving: 211 calories (percent of calories from fat, 1), trace protein, 19 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, trace fat (no saturated fat), no cholesterol, 6 milligrams sodium.