Use this syrup to make White-Wine Sangria. You can refrigerate leftover simple syrup in an airtight container up to one month.
Boil sugar and 1 1/2 cups water in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved. Add spices; simmer gently over medium heat 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool completely; strain. Refrigerate airtight until ready to serve.