Mulling Spices

Mulled wine was popular in Victorian England at Christmas.  Mulled wine is red wine, with spices, served warm.  It is a traditional drink during winter, especially around Christmas and Halloween in front of a fire waiting for Santa or Zombies.

When winter weather swirls in, nothing could be cozier than a toasty mug of mulled wine. Mulled wine, the vine’s version of a classic hot toddy, is a traditional holiday treat in many Old World countries.   

Mulled wines have been warming people for centuries, they are wines that have been sweetened, spiced and slightly heated - offering a delightful alternative to traditional coffees, ciders and toddy’s at holiday gatherings or just on a cold winter's night.  

Recipe:

This is a yummy way to enjoy wine in the winter. Add 2 tablespoons of Herbie’s Mulling Spices to 1 bottle red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot) with 1 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 orange and 1 lime, sliced.  

Gently warm the ingredients on low to medium heat and simmer (do not boil) for 20 minutes.  Stir occasionally to make sure that the honey or sugar has completely dissolved.  

When the wine is steaming and the ingredients have been well blended it is ready to serve. Ladle the mulled wine into mugs (leave seasonings behind) and place a cinnamon quill (stick) in each mug.  

Enjoy!

Contains:  Allspice, cassia, ginger, orange peel, cinnamon, cloves