We hear you, Sydney. When the mercury drops, it’s officially hot wine season.
So what better way to quench your thirst for booze and warm your soul at the same time as with one of Sydney’s most iconic mulled wine concoctions? Yes, we’ve tracked down The Winery’s famous mulled wine recipe so you can sip great things all winter long.
Pumped with sweet honey, grapefruit, peppermint, juniper berries, and ginger, this is the kind of mulled wine recipe that packs a punch, so to speak. Now take your favorite bottle of wine and let it simmer.
Here’s how to prepare The Winery’s spicy mulled wine at home.
Ingredients for mulled wine
- 1 x bottle of red wine
- 120ml Drambuie
- 60 ml of honey
- Peel a whole grapefruit
- Peel a whole orange
- 2 peppermint tea bags
- 2 x tablespoons grated ginger
- 1/2 tablespoon of juniper berries
- 1/2 tablespoon allspice berries
- 1/2 tablespoon of whole pepper
- 1 x cinnamon stick
Method of making mulled wine
Put all the ingredients in a large saucepan and stir a little.
Heat the pan until the wine is simmering almost over medium-high heat. No bubbles! Don’t let him boil alcohol.
Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer the wine for at least 15 minutes.
Filter the mulled wine using a fine strainer and let it taste. Add the sweetener until you achieve the desired taste.
Serve hot in your favorite mug and add your toppings.
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Image Credit: The Winery