Bring first three ingredients and one-half cup mint leaves to boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove and cool. Cover and let stand 8 hours, if desired. Remove cinnamon sticks and mint. Combine sugar mixture, remaining one-half cup mint leaves, wine, and sliced fruit in a large pitcher. Chill overnight, if desired. Stir in club soda before serving. Serve over ice.
Makes about 12 servings