Mulled Winter Wine




  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns 2 mL
  • small piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3 cups dry red wine750 mL
  • 3 cups Compliments Cranberry Cocktail 750 mL
  • 1/2 cup port 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup honey 125 mL
  • blood oranges, halved


  1. Place cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns and ginger in centre of four layers of 6-inch (15 cm) squares of cheesecloth. Pull up the corners and tie the bundle tight with string.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine spice sachet, wine, cranberry cocktail, port, honey and oranges. Gently simmer over medium-low heat for 20 min. Do not let mulled wine boil. Remove spice sachet and keep warm in a slow cooker (on keep-warm setting) or on very low heat on the stove.

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