Gluhwein Blend FAQ

What is Gluhwein?

Gluhwein translates to “glow wine” and is a popular German beverage similar to Mulled Wine.

Where is our Gluhwein blended?

Our Gluhwein Blend is blended in the UK.

What’s in our Gluhwein Blend?

This blend consists of Cassia, Lemon Peel and Cloves.

What does Gluhwein Blend look like?

This ingredient is a mixture of crushed materials and peels with a dark brown colour speckled with yellowish peel pieces.

 

How would you describe the flavour and odour of our Gluhwein Blend?

This blend has an aromatic, agreeable and characteristic flavour.

What are alternative names for Gluhwein?

Alternative names for Gluhwein include mulled wine, glow wine, spiced wine and glogg.

What’s the difference between our Mulled Wine Spice Blend and our Gluhwein Blend?

Our Mulled Wine Blend consists of Lemon Peel, Orange Peel, Cassia, Nutmeg, Cloves and Allspice.

What is the suggested use for Gluhwein Spice Blend?

Just 1-2 tablespoons of our Gluhwein Spice Blend – depending how spiced you like the end result to be – will transform a bottle of red wine into a delicious warming drink; add a little demerara sugar to taste to the wine and spices and some fresh slices of orange and warm gently, do not boil, once warmed through, pour into mugs or heat proof glasses and enjoy! If you don’t drink use red grape juice or pomegranate juice. Alternatively add the spice blend to cider or apple juice to make mulled cider instead. You can add the spice blend wrapped in muslin to cordials, syrups, jams, jellies and marinades for pouring over gammon, chicken and pork. Add to cranberry sauce and chutney to add a little festive spice, whole pieces of cloves and cassia can be hard on the teeth so grind down the blend first and add to stuffing’s, cakes and to sugar to dust over mince pies.

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Georgia

As an animal lover and baking enthusiast, Georgia can often be found experimenting with plant-based recipes in her kitchen.

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