Try this delicious Honeycrisp Hayride cocktail with a red wine. Find the perfect wine here.




  • 2 Bottles of red wine
  • 4 Cup(s) Apple cider
  • 1 Cup(s) Apple vodka
  • 1 Cup(s) Brandy
  • 4 Honeycrisp apples, sliced thinly
  • 4 Figs, cut into small chunks
  • 3 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Star anise
  • Honey or your favorite sweetener, to taste
  • Brown sugar or rimming sugar (optional)


In a large pitcher, combine apples, figs, cinnamon, star anise, red wine, cider, apple vodka, brandy and sweetener (to taste). Stir well and chill for 4-6 hours, stirring occasionally. Pour over ice. Optional garnishes: cinnamon sticks, rosemary sprigs or rimming sugar.