How To Make A Mulled Wine Bellini

17/12/2017 22:02 GMT

Ever tried mulled wine and Champagne... together? Neither had we, but turns out - it actually works! It can also be relied on for putting everyone in the festive spirit after one quick sip.

Fancy giving it a try? Marcus Wareing's team at The Gilbert Scott will be serving up the mulled wine bellini over Christmas. Here's the recipe if you want to try making it home:

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Ingredients:
1 bottle mellow red wine (nothing too tannic or sharp)
2 cinnamon sticks
2 clementines, cut in half
4 cloves
2 star anise
1 vanilla pod, halved lengthways
1 lemon
100g white sugar
100ml Champagne or sparkling wine

Method:
Make the mulled wine syrup using the ingredients above. Pour the syrup in to the champagne flute, top with the Champagne and gently stir.

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