Mulled Wine is not just for fall, this warm flavorful drink is perfect during the Christmas season as well. Probably what I love most about Mulled Wine is its ability to turn subpar red wine into a masterpiece and fill the house will amazing smells. What is your go to drink during the holidays? Check out my Festive Mulled Wine Recipe below!
Looking for some other festive cocktails? Try a Christmas Sangria, Cranberry Margaritas, a Boozy Homemade Hot Chocolate, a Cran-Orange Bourbon Cocktail or the Tasting Room’s famous Huntsman! Want more cocktail ideas?
Festive Mulled Wine Recipe
- 1 Bottle Red Wine (Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)
- 2 Cups Apple Cider
- 1/2 Cup Honey
- 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
- 3 Sticks Cinnamon
- 4 Star of Anise
- 1 Tsp Cloves
- 1 Tsp Nutmeg
- 1/2 Cup Brandy (can replace with bourbon)
- 1 Cup Cranberries
- 1 Orange, sliced
- 1 Lemon, sliced
- 1 Lime, sliced
Heat the wine, cider and honey in a large sauce pan until simmering
In a small sauce pan heat the cinnamon sticks, star of anise, cloves and nutmeg on medium for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally
Add the spices into the wine mixture, add a few slices of citrus + cramberries and let simmer for 20 mins
Pour into a heat safe cups, add brandy and slices of citrus. Enjoy!