Keep warm and toasty with a mug of Matchbook Mulled Wine. This a perfect after-dinner drink to serve at your holiday gatherings. Add your own personality by serving in festive glassware or garnishing with a festive twist.
- 4 cups Martinelli’s Gold Medal 100% Pure Cider (not sparkling)
- 1 (750-ml) bottle Matchbook Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 orange, zested and juiced
- 4 whole cloves
- 3 star anise
- 2 medium oranges, peeled and sliced
- 8-10 cinnamon sticks
Combine the cider, Matchbook Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon, honey, cinnamon sticks, zest, juice, cloves and star anise in a large saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Garnish with orange slices and cinnamon sticks and serve in festive glassware.
Hostess Tip: Use a slow cooker to keep wine warm throughout your party. Keep on “low” or “warm” setting.
Got leftovers? Refrigerate for later and add your favorite sparkling drink, and a few slices of fresh apples to make a holiday sangria!
Visit our wine store to buy a bottle of Matchbook Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon. Click here.