Mulled Wine Recipe

mulled wine recipe

Essential for bonfires, Guy Fawkes, Halloween and Christmas, mulled wine is a great way to brighten the dark evenings of autumn and winter. Our mulled wine recipe includes the expected festive spices and orange zest, but cleverly adds a dash of sweet peach schnapps.

For a special occasion you’ll want some stylish heatproof glasses or elegant mugs to serve this easily-made cup of cheer.

mulled wine

  • 750ml of red wine
  • 250ml of orange juice
  • 100ml of water
  • 50ml of peach schnapps
  • 1/2 orange, pare the zest
  • 5g of Bart star anise
  • 3g of Bart cloves
  • 1g of Bart juniper berries
  • 1 Bart cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bart cardamom pod
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme


  1. For the mulled wine, combine the red wine, orange juice, peach schnapps and water in a saucepan. Add the bay leaf, cardamom pod, cinnamon stick, cloves, orange zest, juniper berries, thyme and star anise and bring to the boil. Simmer gently for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Carefully pass the mulled wine through a fine sieve and into a jug. It is now ready to serve.

mulled wine

You don’t have to use a fine wine for this recipe – something decent that you would normally cook with will do.


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