Mulled White Wine

Mulled White WineThis recipe makes a surprising and delicious variation on mulled wine. It will warm you up on a winter night and is delicious served with dessert cheeses. An added benefit is that it fills your home with an amazing aroma while it is mulling.

Mulled wine is fairly easy to prepare, it just takes a little time on the stove. And, you can keep any leftovers in a sealed jar in fridge to reheat tomorrow.

Mulled White Wine Recipe
Yields 4 cocktails

1-750 ml. bottle of dry, fruity white wine, such as a Riesling
2 Tablespoons honey
6 green cardamom pods
2 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise pods
2 large slices ginger
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
Firm pear and/or apple slice for garnish

Place the wine and the honey to warm in a pot over low heat. When the honey has dissolved, add the cardamom, cinnamon, anise, ginger, and peppercorns. Cover the pot and mull on the lowest heat for about half an hour. Be certain not to let the mixture boil.

To serve, divide the mulled wine evenly between four mugs and add a slice of pear to the mug for garnish along with spices, like star anise, from the pot.


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