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Wednesday, 3rd December

German Mulled Wine
In Germany "Glühwein" which is the name for mulled wine is an essential part of the Christmas experience. It is popular during the Christmas holidays and is often served at outdoor Christmas markets. With this recipe you can easily make your own taste!

  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • Pour red wine into saucepan
  • Add spices, one by one
  • Use medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved
  • Reduce to low heat for approximately 30 minutes, stirring occasionally
Tip: Don't let the wine reach a boiling point!

For Serving ladle German Glühwein into mugs.
Tip: pre-heat the mugs to help keep the Glühwein warm. If desired add a cinnamon stick for garnish!