Mulled Wine Spice Blend FAQs

What is Mulled Wine?

Mulled wine is a beverage usually made with red wine along with various mulling spices and sometimes raisins. It is served hot or warm and is alcoholic, although there are non-alcoholic versions of mulled wine. It is a traditonal drink during winter, especially around Christmas.

Where did Mulled Wine originate?

Wine was first recorded as spiced and heated in Rome during the 2nd century. Over the years the recipe for mulled wine has evolved with the tastes and fashions of the time.

What is in our Mulled Wine Spice Blend?

Our Mulled Wine Spice Blend is a blend of Cassia, Lemon Peel, Orange Peel and Nutmeg.

Where is our Mulled Wine Spice Blend blended?

This product is blended in the UK.

How would you describe our Mulled Wine Spice Blend?

Our Mulled Wine Spice Blend is an aromatic and warming blend of specially selected spices and fruit peels. Perfect for any time of year but is a must have blend around the festive season thanks to it’s traditional and tasty flavours.

What are alternative names for Mulled Wine?

Mulled Wine is also known as spiced wine, Glühwein and Nordic Gløgg.

What is the suggested use for our Mulled Wine Spice Blend?

Just 1-2 tablespoons of our Mulled Wine 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 alcohol 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. Find out how to make Mulled Wine Jam here.

What ingredients can be added to Mulled Wine?

The most common ingredients to add to mulled wine is Cinnamon Sticks, Star Anise, Orange Slices and Cloves.

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

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