Mulled Wine (Hot Wassail Recipe) on #christmas #holiday
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Mulled Wine (Wassail Recipe)

You've got to try this delicious Mulled Wine (Wassail Recipe) for the holidays this year! Made with red wine, juices, fragrant spices, and vanilla.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 3 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 137kcal
Author: Sommer Collier


  • 2 bottles fruity red wine, like a rioja or pinot noir (750ml-bottles)
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 cups frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 large apple, sliced thin into rounds
  • 1 large orange, sliced thin into rounds
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (2 inches), sliced
  • 8-10 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 vanilla bean, cut open from end to end
  • 1 teaspoon cloves


  • Place all ingredients in a large slow cooker. Cover and turn on high for at least 3 hours, or on low for at least 5 hours.
  • Ladle the hot mulled wine into glasses or mugs. Garnish with the fruit and cinnamon sticks.


STOVETOP INSTRUCTIONS: Place all ingredients in a large sauce pot over high heat. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Cover and allow the mixture to steep until ready to serve.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 34.8mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 0.6mg