Christmas 2023: Make Mulled Wine At Home Using This Simple Recipe

What better way to infuse warmth and festive cheer into your home than with a simple yet delightful recipe for homemade mulled wine?

Recipe For Mulled Wine

Robust red wine, sugar, orange, zest and juice, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise Optional: a dash of brandy for extra warmth


Pour the red wine into a large saucepan over medium heat.

Step 1

Add the sugar, adjusting the quantity based on your preferred sweetness. Squeeze the juice from the orange and add it to the pan.

Step 2

Insert the cloves into the orange peel and place it in the saucepan.

Step 3

Break the cinnamon sticks in half and add them to the mix. Toss in the star anise.

Step 4

Gently heat the mixture, but avoid boiling to preserve the wine's alcohol content. Stir occasionally to dissolve the sugar. 

Step 5

Let the spices meld with the wine. Allow the mulled wine to simmer for at least 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.

Step 6

Once the mulled wine has infused with the spices, strain the mixture and serve immediately and enjoy the festive warmth and aromas.