Mulled Wine Recipe: Sweet Red Wine and Spice Delight

Mulled Wine Recipe: Sweet Red Wine and Spice Delight
Mulled Wine Recipe: Sweet Red Wine and Spice Delight

Indulge in the cozy warmth of the holiday season with our delectable mulled wine recipe. This aromatic concoction features the rich flavors of sweet red wine, complemented by an enticing blend of star anise, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, and a touch of honey. Whether you’re hosting a festive gathering or simply seeking a delightful evening treat, our mulled wine promises to tantalize your taste buds and infuse your surroundings with the comforting scent of spices.

Nutrition Gacts for 100g.

Prep Time5 min.
Cooking Time20 min.
Protein0.7 g.

Equipment for Cooking

  • Stove
  • Candle
  • Tea warmer
  • Matches
  • Your favorite cup
  • Table spoon


  • Sweet red wine — 600 ml.
  • Star anise — 2 stars
  • Clove — 4 buds
  • Cinnamon — 2 sticks
  • Cardamom — 4 seeds
  • Honey —2 tbs.
  • Lemon slices — 2 pcs.

Follow our easy instructions to create this heartwarming beverage that only gets better with time.

Mulled Wine (Step-by-Step) Recipe

Step 1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the sweet red wine, star anise, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom seeds,  lemon slices and honey.

Step 2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour mulled wine into glasses.

 Step 3. The rest of wine in a saucepan place on the tea warmer, where you have a small candle with fire.  When you drink the first portion you can have some more warm pleasant drink.

Step 4. The second serving of mulled wine will be even more delicious because it will steep in the spices for a longer time.

Food Paring

Mulled wine is considered a standalone beverage that is enjoyed on its own or with dessert, but “spiced wine” also pairs well with a variety of main dishes. It is most commonly enjoyed outdoors at Christmas markets, making it a wonderful complement to various grilled dishes, such as kebabs or sausages. By the way, as a spicy and sweet beverage, mulled wine complements the diversity of pork meat, so it goes well with everything from pork sausages to a whole crispy-skinned piglet. Mulled wine also pairs nicely with dry pastries, hard cheese, and non-sweet fruits. The choice of dish to pair with mulled wine largely depends on the blend of spices used in its preparation.

Mulled wine with cardamom pairs well with lamb, rice, ham, and goose filling.

Mulled wine with nutmeg complements roasted meats.

Mulled wine with cloves goes well with game, especially poultry. Traditional turkey or goose would be wonderful options for the Christmas table.

White wine mulled wine is a great choice for sushi enthusiasts.

Snap. Cook. Share

This mulled wine recipe is prepared from spices that were on hand. In other words, you don’t necessarily need to buy a set of mulled wine spices. If you want to savor this amazing drink, assess what spices you have available and make a wonderful mulled wine from red wine for yourself and your friends. Be happy and cook with love and joy!

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