Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

Just like there’s comfort food, I would call mulled wine a comfort drink. Although this is a more popular recipe during fall and winter, I enjoy it year-round. We all know how much I love my red wine and this is the perfect way to change it up a bit (especially on gloomy days with some Spring showers). What I love about this recipe is that it’s flavorful but it doesn’t have an overpowering taste.

Many years ago on a trip to Solvang, Andrew and I tasted a mulled wine that got me pretty sick. This wasn’t because I drank too much (shocking, I know). It was because it was syrupy and overly sweet, which inspired me to create one that I love. In my opinion, this recipe offers just the right touch of sweetness from the honey and some freshness from the orange juice and zest. I hope you love this mulled wine as much as I do! Let me know your thoughts in the comments below. xo

Check out my favorite wines to use for this recipe.

What You'll Need:

+ Bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon

+ 4 Cups Apple Cider

+ 1/2 Cup Brandy

+ Zest of an Orange

+ Juice of an Orange

+ 3 Cinnamon Sticks

+ 3 Star Anise

+ 5 Cloves

+ About 1/4 Cup Honey


1. Combine ingredients and simmer for 10-20 minutes.

Here’s a video of how I put the Mulled Wine together!

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