Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Mulled Wine

November 30, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There,

Are you ready for a warm cocktail?! Today we're sharing a recipe for mulled wine, also known as spiced wine. Mulled wine is popular in Europe around Christmas time, and I have a feeling it will be popular in the Leverett household as well! There are many variations of this cozy beverage, so feel free to experiment with different spices and flavors. As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages
 

This makes 2-4 drinks. Let's get started!

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Here's what you need:

For Drink
1 Bottle Red Wine (We used Cabernet Sauvignon)
2 Blood Oranges
4 Whole Star Anise
8-10 Whole Cloves
3 Cinnamon Sticks
3/4 Cup Brown Sugar

You will also need, 2-4 mugs, large sauce pan, cooking spoon, mixing glass and small strainer.

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Let's Make the Drink!

  1. Peel 1/2 of one blood orange and set peel aside.
  2. Juice both blood oranges. Set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add:
    • Wine (We used Agitator which is Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon)
    • Star Anise
    • Cloves
    • Cinnamon
    • Brown Sugar
    • Stir in Blood Orange Juice and peel last.
  4. Once the mixture begins steaming, reduce heat to low.
  5. Let simmer for approximately 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and strain into your heat safe mugs/glasses.
  7. For extra spice, feel free to garnish with spices, or orange slices.
  8. Enjoy!

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"Happiness is a hot drink, on a cold day." 

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