Mulled Wine for Germans is like eggnog for Americans.. It’s their Christmas Punch. Although the hot wine drink is traditionally served during the Holidays, The German culture has adopted it as a social drink as well by serving it in select restaurants, markets, and stalls across Germany including countries like Sweden, Norwegian, Finland, and Denmark.
Mulled Wine in Germany has been coined to be the “Heart Warming Holiday Drink” due to their harsh winters during Christmas. In Germany they call it “Glühwein” (Glow Wine). Hot Wine is usually served as an appetizer (apperitivo) to open your appetite for the food to come. It is also served after dessert, people love to get cozy with mulled wine especially on cold days.
Mulled Wine Recipe (How To Video)
How To Make This Mulled Wine Drink
1. Cut the fruits and ginger as shown in the recipe video.. Place them in a pot, add the spices then crush the tangerines and some of the content but not too much.
2. Then pour half a liter of your favorite dry wine and warm on low heat. After 10 minutes add a teaspoon of honey and stir slowly…
3. Keep warming for another 10 minutes to let the wine soak up all the juices of the cocktail.. Finally, pour the hot wine that’s in the pan through a strainer in a glass or bowl of your choice and cheers! Enjoy your hot warm wine drink.
Important: Do not boil. Boiling the wine will evaporate the alcohol and will taste dull.
Cookware Needed For This Recipe
Medium Boiling Pot
Wood Food Crusher
Ingredients For Half A Liter Of Wine
2 Tbsp Of Ginger Spices
2 Tbsp Of Cinnamon
2 Tbsp Of Nutmeg
1 Teaspoon Of Honey