Start to finish: 1 hour 20 minutes
Hands on time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 – 6 tall drinks
2 small firm ripe peaches (about 8 ounces), cut into thin slices
1 cup pitted cherries
1 small orange (about 6 ounces), halved and sliced thin
½ cup triple sec or other orange liqueur
1/3 cup superfine granulated sugar*
3 cups chilled dry rose wine (750-ml bottle)
2 cups chilled sparkling water, optional
Stir together peaches, cherries, oranges, triple sec, and sugar in a large pitcher until sugar is dissolved and let stand 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Stir in wine and sparkling water, if using, and serve. Note: if you are not going to serve it right away, don’t add the sparkling water.