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Video: How to make the perfect Christmas mulled wine

Want to know how to make the best mulled wine during the festive season? Watch our exclusive Christmas video with Christophe Lechavlier from Borough Wines who shares his top tips and advice for making the perfect mulled wine.



Take a look at this recipe to make your own mulled wine at home:


  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 50g (2oz) Demerara sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • grated nutmeg
  • 2tbsp Grand Marnier or Cointreau

Place all the ingredients except the Grand Marnier or Cointreau in a saucepan with 300ml (1/2 pt) water. Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved. Taste to see whether it is sweet enough and add more sugar if desired.

Remove from the heat, add the Grand Marnier or Cointreau. Stir well, strain into heatproof glasses and serve immediately.

Recipe from Woman & Home

We’ve also teamed up with JustIngredients.com to give away mulled wine spice kits to 10 lucky readers, for making your own mulled wine at home. To enter, just post your top tips for making your mulled wine (secret ingredients, special methods…) in the comments below, and we’ll pick our favourite ones on Monday 8th December.

Written by Georgina Hindle

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