• Active Time 5m
  • Total Time 35m

8 servings, about 1/2 cup each

For midwinter cheer, pull up a mug of something warm and spirited.


  • 1 bottle (750 ml) dry red wine, such as merlot
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Pinch of ground allspice
  • 2 strips fresh orange peel
  • 2 strips fresh lemon peel


Combine the wine, water, sugar, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, allspice, orange and lemon peel in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 11268

nutrition information per serving

104 calories; 0g total fat; 0g total saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 4mg sodium; 9g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 0g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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