Mulled wine recipe

Published June 29, 2010 5:29AM (EDT)

(Serves 14)


  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons aniseed
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup Calvados or Southern Comfort
  • 2 oranges, sliced
  • 2 bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon or other dry red wine


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan. Gently simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  2. Pour through a strainer. Save the orange slices and discard the remaining solids.
  3. Pour the wine into heated mugs. Add 1 orange slice per mug and serve.

By Bob Blumer

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