Beverages, German

RECIPIE: Gluhwein


1 Bottle 750 ml. Dry Red Wine ~ Zinfandel, Merlot, Burgundy, Cabernet
1/4 Pint brandy (Optional)
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1-2 Tbsp. Silk Road Mulling Spices ~ Place in Muslin Bag or Infuser
1 Orange ~Halved and Sliced with Peel on
1 Lemon ~ Halved and Sliced with Peel on
Cinnamon Sticks

Pour the wine into a large pot and begin heating over low heat. As it begins to warm, add sugar and Spices. Stir until sugar is dissolved.  Add the brandy.  Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.  Add the lemon and orange, reserving 4 orange slices, and steep for about 1 hour.  Reheat before serving, pour into mugs, and garnish with a Cinnamon Stick and an Orange Slice.

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