Did you know that March 3 was National Mulled Wine Day? Winter has been harsh in North Texas this year, so we thought it would be particularly apropros to come up with a Fossil Creek Liquor Mulled Wine recipe in keeping with the holiday– perfect for those days and nights when you are bundled up indoors away from the wind, rain, snow and sleet!
Cocktail recipe for over 21 only. Please drink responsibly.
1 orange, sliced and seeded
½ cup sugar
2 cups water
1 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 bottle red wine such as Côtes du Rhône
(3-inch) cinnamon sticks and orange or lemon slices on side of cup or glass
Combine the orange, sugar, water, and spices in a large stainless steel or enameled pot. Slowly bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 15 minutes Reduce the heat, then add the wine, Slowly reheat but do not boil. Serve warm in mugs. You may garnish with cinnamon and/or orange/lemon slices for added flair. Serves up to 8. Please enjoy all alcohol based recipes responsibly (age 21 and over in Texas).