Last-Minute Mulled Wine

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Last-Minute Mulled Wine - Bourbon Cocktail

About The Last-Minute Mulled Wine Cocktail

For unexpected guests, throw together the classic Last-Minute Mulled Wine with ingredients you probably have in the pantry. When unexpected guests arrive at the door, there’s no easier party punch than Last-Minute Mulled Wine. Got a bottle of red wine lying around? Spike it with warm pantry spices like cinnamon and star anise, then amp up the flavor even further with a splash of bourbon or brandy. That’s how you capture the holidays in a mug.

Ingredients in the The Last-Minute Mulled Wine Cocktail

.5 bottle
fruity red wine (such as Beaujolais or syrah)
2 oz
Bourbon or brandy
Star anise pods
Long strip lemon or orange peel


How to make The Last-Minute Mulled Wine Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a small saucepan.

Cook over low heat until warm (do not boil), remove from the heat and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.

Serve in mugs or punch cups, garnished with cinnamon sticks.

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  • posted 3 months ago

    Can anyone clarify on the measurement of sugar needed? One cube? One packet? One tablespoon, etc? Thanks!

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