Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce Learn how to make this Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce recipe for thanksgiving dinner from the Silver Oak Napa Winery Chef. Pairs great with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce

Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce

Serves 6 / Total Time:


  1. Place the cherry juice, orange juice, Merlot, cloves, juniper berry, and sugar in a sauce pot and boil until half the liquid has evaporated.
  2. Strain the liquid into another sauce pot and add the cherries and cranberries. Bring back to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Taste and balance the sweetness and acidity of the cranberry sauce. Add sugar or lemon juice if needed.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

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