⏰ 10 minutes 🍸 Festive 💰 Affordable 🏃♀️ Warm drink!
Mulled wine was created by the Romans who would heat wine to keep themselves warm in the cold winter.
As its popularity continued to grow throughout the middle ages, Europeans would mix heated wine with spices because they believed it would promote health and avoid sickness. They would also use herbs and flowers as natural sweeteners to make unpalatable wines taste a lot nicer!
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Serves around: 4 – 6
- 1 bottle red wine (We used Campo Vieja Rioja Gran Reserva)
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 star anise
- 2 cloves
- 2 orange, sliced
- 2 lemon, sliced
- 50g brown sugar
Mulled Wine Recipe
- Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan and simmer gently for 6-8 minutes. Don’t let it boil!
- Alternatively buy a bottle of Mulled Wine…
- Stir, Sip and Enjoy (in a heat proof glass)!