Mulled Wine with Fruit

Drink in Christmas. Mulled wine encapsulates the essence of festive season, fruit, spice, colour, warmth, and heady aromas creating an inviting home. It tastes great too.

Serves6 Origin Europe
Preparation 5 - 10 min Heat rating (Mild)
Cooking Ease (Easy)
Vegetarian Yes


6 Allspice
1 Cinnamon quills
1 tsp Coriander seeds
1 Star Anise, organic
4 fresh figs
50g dried figs (or raisins)
1 bottle fruity red wine
1 orange and 1 lime, zested
25g unrefined caster sugar


Chop the fresh and dried figs. Open the wine and pour half of it into a heavy-based casserole. Add to the pot all the remaining ingredients except the sugar, and place over a high heat. Bring to the boil and as soon as it reaches that point remove from the heat. Stir in the sugar until dissolved, then set aside to cool slightly. Mix with the remaining wine. Serve warm or room temperature.

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