Recipe of the month: Mulled wine with honey

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With autumn in full swing and the nights getting longer, here is a great recipe for honey mulled wine to add some kick to your winter, published on Simple Recipes.

  • 1 750ml bottle of robust red wine, we like the Excelsior Merlot 2014
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 3/4 cup of honey
  • 15 black peppercorns
  • 3 inches of cinnamon stick for the wine, more sticks (optional) for serving
  • Thin peels of lemon zest for serving

Put the wine, water, cinnamon stick, peppercorns, and honey into a saucepan. Heat until steamy and lightly simmering. Strain into glass mugs. Serve with a thin strip of lemon zest and a bit of cinnamon stick.

 

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