How to Make Perfect Mulled Wine

This is such a simple, easy mulled wine recipe. It just so happens to also be my favourite, it’s never let me down through the Winter season. I hope that you enjoy it as much as we do! Remember, that it really doesn’t matter about the quality of the red in this, so try and use a cheap bottle if you have it available.

Serves: 4 

  • 1 litre dry red wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tsp whole cloves
  • 2 tsp whole allspice
  • 1 large piece orange rind
  • 1 large piece lemon rind
  • 4 tablespoons sugar, or to taste


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix the red wine, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, lemon rind and orange rind.
  2. Heat gently, but do not boil.
  3. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the sugar, and once dissolved, taste to see if it’s sweet enough. You can always add more!
  4. Keep hot on medium to low heat for 20 minutes to infuse the mixture.
  5. Serve hot, in glasses or mugs.
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