Mulled Wine Recipe

Mulled Wine is a delicious treat. Spices vary enormously among different recipes for mulled wine. This is one that I’ve found works quite well with the majority of customers.
How to Make Mulled Wine


Serve your Mulled Wine in Irish Coffee glasses

  • 2 bottles of dry red wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 2 shots fresh lemon juice
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 12 shots water
  • 8 shots simple syrup

Garnish: Orange slices – 1 per glass

Tools & Equipment

How to Make

  1. Heat cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, the vanilla pod, fresh lemon juice, water, & simple syrup over medium heat in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add red wine and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and either serve straight away & garnish with an orange slice, or let it cool down and refrigerate in glass bottles.
  5. When ordered, heat up the mix with the espresso wand to serve hot before pouring into its & adding the garnish. 


Mulled Wine might be a popular winter-time beverage, but it doesn’t get the attention it deserves! Did you know that Mulled Wine has its origins in Ancient Rome? It’s likely that Mulled Wine has been served for thousands of years – Romans used to heat wine with spices like pepper and just a few other ingredients. It’s since evolved to include cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and more! Mulled Wine is also called Glühwein in Germany or Sweden, where folks make the drink with apples and oranges.

Mulled Wine Alternatives

Mulled Wine can also be made with different types of alcohol, like white or rosé wine (or even dry cider). So whether you prefer your Mulled Wine on its own or with a bit more spice hidden beneath all of those warm flavors, there’s something for everyone this festive season!

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