Citrus Mulled Wine Recipe

When winter evenings chill you to the bone, warm up with a with scents of warm spices and bright citrus. This is also a great cocktail to serve at a winter party—try it on New Year's Eve!


  • cheesecloth
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 thin curls lemon peel
  • 2 thin curls orange peel
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 bottle of dry red wine


Step 1: Combine cloves, zest, cinnamon, peppercorns and star anise in a piece of cheesecloth. Tie all four corners together to form a pouch.

Step 2: Pour red wine and honey into a saucepan and add the pouch over low to medium heat. Gently simmer for 10 minutes. Remove spice pouch and ladle the wine into heat resistant mugs. Add more honey to taste

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