Mulled Winter Wine

March 8th is International Women’s Day! Gathering first in 1911 to campaign for women’s equality, today, the global celebration recognizes women’s cultural, social, economic & political achievements. Not just for the holidays, we’re celebrating with a warm & cozy mulled winter wine. Makes 4 servings

Easy Ingredients

  • ½ bottle, 12.5 ounces of Villa Graziella Chianti DOCG made with a blend of organic Cabernet

  • Sauvignon & Sangiovese grapes

  • 12 ounces of water

  • 5 tablespoons organic sugar, sugar in the raw

  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract

  • 10 cloves

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 organic orange-Moro blood orange, Mineola

Simple Directions

  1. Wash, dry & slice oranges, do not peel, set aside

  2. In a pot add wine, water, sugar, vanilla extract, cloves, cinnamon sticks

  3. Slowly simmer, uncovered

  4. When the wine first comes to boil, reduce heat to a gentle simmer

  5. Add 2-3 orange slices to mixture

  6. Simmer for 5-10 minutes on low heat, stirring occasionally to melt sugar

  7. Do not boil wine, the longer it cooks, the more alcohol dissipates

  8. Stir wine & ladle into wine glasses or mugs

  9. Decorate glasses with additional orange slices

  10. Serve hot or warmed, enjoy with your favorite lite bites or small plates

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