Politismos eMagazine | Mulled sweet wine

Mulled sweet wine



  • a bottle of red wine
  • 1 orange
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ teaspoon cardamom
  • a couple of star anises / cloves
  • a couple tablespoons of maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon brandy or bourbon or cognac


  • Add all the ingredients in a pot: the red wine, orange, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and honey.
  • Bring the pot ingredients to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat and add the liqueur of preference.
  • Use a strainer to remove the solid ingredients.
  • Serve the mulled wine warm with your favorite garnish – try one of these:
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Rosemary
  • Twist of Orange Rind
  • Sliced Apple sprinkled with Cinnamon

Mulled red wine is a lovely compliment to kourambiedes, sesame cookies, and paximadia.

20 Dec 2019, by Erriketi Chini in Gastronomyx