Mulled Wine

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Mulled Wine

Celebrate the winter season with this flavorful mulled wine. Add your favorite balsamic to give it a unique twist.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Drinks

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bottle red wine Something fruity - Zinfandel, Merlot are good
  • 2 tablespoons MTOO Mulling Spice Blend
  • 1 each Blood Orange Sliced
  • 1/4 cup Brandy or Orange liquor
  • 2-4 tablespoons MTOO Honey Ginger Balsamic or another sweetner, sugar or maple syrup. You could also try Tangerine Balsamic, Cinnamon Pear, 18 Year, Black Currant, Grapefruit.

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients to into a large saucepan and stir briefly to combine. I used a tea ball to keep all the mulling spices together, but you could use a muslin bag or cheesecloth or nothing. Will just strain them out later.
  • Cook the mulled wine on medium-high heat until it just barely reaches a simmer.  (Avoid letting it bubble — you don’t want to boil off the alcohol.)  Reduce heat to low, cover, and let the wine simmer for at least 15 minutes or up to 3 hours.
  • Strain out the mulling spices and orange slices and discard. Give the mulled wine a taste, and stir in extra sweetener if needed.
  • Serve warm in heat proof mugs and add your favorite garnishes - a cinnamon stick, an orange slice or candied cranberries.
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