A marvellous mixture of red wine, port and brandy, Punch I makes a super party drink.
26 fl. oz. (1 bottle) red wine
10 fl. oz. port
6 fl. oz. brandy juice of
3 oranges juice of
3 oz. castor sugar pared rind of
1 orange pared rind of
5 fl. oz. soda water
6 ice cubes
1 orange, thinly sliced
In a large punch bowl or mixing bowl, combine the wine, port, brandy and orange and lemon juice. Add the sugar and stir, using a long-handled spoon, until it has completely dissolved. Stir in the orange and lemon rind and pour over the soda water. Place the bowl in the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
Remove the bowl from the refrigerator. Add the ice cubes to the bowl and float the orange slices on the top of the punch.