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Citrus Ginger Mulled Wine

Get creative with homemade mulling spices, and warm up with a spiced glass of mulled wine or cider.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks + Cocktails
Cuisine: Drinks
Keyword: wine
Servings: 10
Author: Ana Stanciu
Cost: $15


  • Large saucepan
  • Strainer


  • 1 firm orange use organic
  • 2 inch piece root ginger peeled
  • 15 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 tablespoons unrefined sugar
  • 3 bottles of red wine medium bodied


  • Prick the cloves into the whole orange, sharp end first - spread them evenly around the orange.
  • Cut the orange in quarters, and transfer them in a large sauce pan, together with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Place the sauce pan over medium heat, stir well and let warm just until simmering.
  • Stir well, cover with a lid and let the flavors infuse for 10 minutes over low heat.
  • Use a strainer to remove the mulling ingredients, then pour evenly the liquid into serving glasses.


Mulling spices would make a beautiful Christmas present. Pack it in a small jar, wrap it with a colorful or rustic ribbon, and someone will think of you with grace at every sip of his/her mulled drink.