- Preparation and cooking time
- Plus 30 mins infusing
- Serves 6
Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas. Use a good quality red wine like an unoaked tempranillo and give it a twist with a dash of sloe gin
- STEP 1
Put the red wine, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, lemon zest and sugar in a large pan. Cook on a low heat for 10 mins.
- STEP 2
Remove from the heat and cool, leaving to infuse for about 30 mins.
- STEP 3
To serve, heat without boiling, stir in the sloe gin (if using, see tip below) and pour into mugs or heatproof glasses.