a mug of mulled wine with oranges and cinnamon sticks in it

Top-Rated Mulled Wine Recipes

Mulled wine is the quintessential winter drink—the welcoming warm glass on a frosty, cold evening sends a toasty, fuzzy feeling throughout your body. 

For those who don’t know, mulled wine, or spiced wine, is made with red wine along with various spices including cinnamon, allspice, cloves, star anise, cardamom, and orange. This combination of spices and the fact that it’s served hot makes it the perfect winter drink.

We scoured the internet to find the top-rated mulled wines recipes to share with you for you and your loved ones to enjoy!

Tasty - 4.8 ★★★★★ (96 reviews)

Tasty’s recipe is definitely on the sweeter side as it contains pineapple juice in addition to sugar. They also suggest to make it in a slow cooker, which is convenient for a party since it’ll keep the wine warm. Other than that, it’s a fairly traditional mulled wine recipe, with a few spice variations.

So if you like a sweeter drink, this one is for you! Click here for the full recipe.

The Forked Spoon - 4.9 ★★★★★ (196 reviews)

What makes The Forked Spoon’s recipe different is it includes brandy, cranberries, blackberries, and is sweetened with maple syrup instead of sugar. They have instructions for making this on the stove or in a slow cooker, but keep in mind cooking it on the stove is a lot faster! 

A great recipe if you like a fruitier and stronger drink! Click here for the full recipe.

Gimme Some Oven - 4.8 ★★★★★ (45 reviews)

Gimme Some Oven’s mulled wine recipe is the most traditional out of the three. It also includes brandy which they say can be replaced with orange liqueur. They also share several tips on how to customize the wine to your taste, which we love since everyone enjoys different flavors.

This is an incredible recipe if you’re looking for a more traditional recipe. Click here for the full recipe.

No matter what recipe you choose to make, it’ll be worth it once that hot spiced wine touches your lips. And if you love red wine, even when it’s not mixed with spices and fruits, make sure to check out our variety of aerators to enhance that big, bold red wine you open to impress your friends and family at the next big dinner gathering. Cheers!
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