Warming mulled wine

This is the perfect drink to celebrate winter evenings with a bunch of friends. Quick and easy to prepare – and so delicious!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 20 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 184 / Protein 0g / Carbohydr. 25g / Fat 0g

Ingredients (8 servings)

1 lred wine (dry)
100 gsugar
500 mlgrape juice
1bay leaf
1 piecestar anise
10juniper berries
1 stickcinnamon


large saucepan, measuring cup, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Vanilla crescent cookies
The warming spices in the mulled wine go hand in hand with the wonderful vanilla flavor of these small cookies.

Step 1

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Roughly chop orange and lemon.

cutting board, knife

1 orange / 1 lemon

Step 2

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Caramelize sugar in a large saucepan and deglaze with grape juice. Stir until caramel is dissolved.

large saucepan, measuring cup, cooking spoon

100 g sugar / 500 ml grape juice

Step 3

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Add chopped citrus fruit, cloves, bay leaf, star anise, juniper berries, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil and let simmer over low heat for approx. 10 – 15 min.

5 cloves / 1 bay leaf / 1 piece star anise / 10 juniper berries / 1 stick cinnamon

Step 4

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Add red wine, gently warming it up for approx. 5 min. Do not boil, as this would burn off the alcohol in the wine.

measuring cup

1 l red wine

Step 5

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Remove spices from mulled wine if desired. Serve hot.