Festive Spiced Wine Delight

This Festive Spiced Wine Delight recipe is perfect for holiday gatherings. It's a delightful mulled wine that captures the essence of the season with its warm, spiced aroma and flavor. The combination of red wine, brandy, and a blend of winter spices makes it a comforting and festive drink that's sure to be a hit at any party.

Festive Spiced Wine Delight

A delightful mulled wine with the perfect blend of red wine, brandy, and winter spices.

4.80 from 52 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • 5 oz red wine
  • 1/2 oz brandy
  • 1/4 orange, sliced into rounds
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • orange slice, for garnish
  • cinnamon stick, for garnish
  • star anise, for garnish


  1. In a medium pot or saucepan, combine the red wine and brandy.
  2. Add the orange slices, star anise pods, cloves, cinnamon stick, and sweetener to the pot.
  3. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  5. Serve immediately or keep warm.
  6. Garnish the serving glass with a fresh orange slice, cinnamon stick, and star anise pod.