Mulled wine is a warm spiced wine that is typically served during the holidays. It’s a festive wine that is as pretty as it is delicious. Most Mulled Spiced Wine recipes are made with red wine, but we are changing things up a bit and using one of our favorite white wines – Chardonay wine for this recipe.
Mulled White Wine Recipe
Make a new holiday tradition by serving this delicious, mulled wine alongside your favorite appetizers. Mulled wine is a glass of warm comfort over the holidays.
What is Mulled Wine?
Mulled wine is a wine that has added spices and fresh fruits and then warmed to a comforting glass of deliciousness. Mulled wine is also referred to as a Spiced Wine and is typically served around the holidays.
This recipe is a beautiful addition to your typical holiday party adult beverages. It warms you up and looks gorgeous as well. It is a perfect drink to serve from a slow cooker set on low. If you happen to have leftovers, this can be strained and refrigerated for up to 24 hours. Take the fruit out first however, if refrigerated with the fruit and spices, it will become bitter.
Ingredients Needed for Mulled Wine
This Recipe Serves 4
- Bottle dry white wine such a good chardonnay
- 1 apple
- 2 oranges
- 1 lemon
- Cinnamon sticks
- Whole cloves
- Cardamom pods
- Star anise
How to Make Mulled Wine:
- Combine all ingredients in a medium, non-reactive pot.
- Place on medium-low heat and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer – be mindful of the heat as you don’t want to cook out the alcohol. Don’t let it cook until it bubbles. The key here is to gently cook. Gently simmer the wine mixture for at least 15 minutes or up to 2 hours.
- Serve into glasses and garnish with more fruit and spices. Enjoy!
Nothing beats a pretty glass of warm spiced wine to add to your party festivities. Buy a bottle of your favorite Chardonnay and make this special drink that goes well with all of your party appetizers. This may start a new and fun tradition that you will look forward to every year.
Delicious Mulled White Wine Recipe for the Holidays
- 1 750 ml. bottle dry white wine such chardonnay
- 1/4 cup rum
- 1 apple sliced into rounds
- 1 orange sliced into rounds
- 1 lemon sliced into rounds
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 6 whole cloves
- 3 cardamom pods
- 2 star anise
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 orange juiced
Combine all ingredients in a medium, non-reactive pot.
Place on medium-low heat and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer – be mindful of the heat as you don’t want to cook out the alcohol. Simmer the wine mixture for at least 15 minutes or up to 2 hours.
Serve into glasses and garnish with more fruit and spices. Enjoy!
What is the Best Wine for Making a Mulled Wine Recipe
Mulled wines can be made with whatever wine suits the maker. It could be a warm Zinfandel or a mellow Merlot. Pick the wine that suits your taste.
Can You Make This Mulled White Wine Recipe in the Crockpot?
Yes, if you are entertaining then a crockpot is perfect. Add all the ingredients and set the crockpot to low. This is a perfect wine to serve at all of your holiday parties and special events.
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What to Serve with your Mulled White Wine at Your Holiday Party?
If you are throwing a holiday party, make sure to include these tasty appetizers.