Mulled Wine: A Fail-Proof Recipe

16/12/2014 12:42 | Updated 20 May 2015

Love it or hate it, there's really only one drink to get you and your party guests into the festive spirit. Want to make a batch? Here's a simple Mulled Wine recipe from the Christmas cocktails page at Waitrose Cellar.

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You will need (to make six):

750ml full-bodied red wine, such as Marqués de Calatrava Organic Selección Reservada

6 tsp honey

1 cinnamon stick

3 sliced oranges or clementines

300ml water

5 cloves

1 star anise

Vanilla pod, split.

1. Pour the red wine into a pan.

2. Add the honey, cinnamon stick, sliced orange clementines, water, cloves, star anise and vanilla pod.

3. Bring to a simmer and warm gently for 10 minutes then add 50ml brandy and stir well.

4. Strain, if desired, into a warmed bowl then ladle into 6 heatproof glasses or mugs.


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