Organic Mulled Wine is a great treat, especially on a cool night. So with some mild weather forecaster for Melbourne this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day why don't you warm up a batch of this to share while you wait for Santa!
2 cinnamon sticks
1/4 cup caster sugar
1 roughly grated nutmeg
2 cups water
Rind of 1 orange roughly grated
1 apple, roughly chopped (skin on)
750ml fruity red wine (such as a merlot)
Orange slices to garnish
You can garnish with cinnamon stick or anything you like to make it look pretty
1. Heat cloves, cinnamon, sugar, nutmeg, water, orange rind and apple in a large saucepan over medium heat.
2. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Add red wine and simmer for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Strain and serve immediately.