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Honey Mulled Wine

AB's Honey Mulled Wine

Combine the rich flavours of red wine, oranges, honey, and spices in this recipe for honey mulled wine. It's perfect to enjoy at Christimas or on a cold winter evening for Christmas in July.
Prep Time 8 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 8 serves


  • 750 ml bottle of robust red wine, such as Pinot Noir or Zinfandel
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup honey - we suggest AB's Ironbark or Yellowbox
  • 15 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 orange, sliced
  • 3 inches cinnamon stick for the wine
  • Thin peels of orange or lemon zest for serving

Serving suggestions

  • cinnamon sticks for (optional)
  • Thin peels of orange or lemon zest


  • Place wine, water, cinnamon stick, peppercorns, and honey into a saucepan (see
  • Heat until steamy and lightly simmering. Do not boil!
  • Strain into glass mugs, or heat proof carafe
  • Serve with a thin strip of lemon zest and a bit of cinnamon stick.


Note: If you prefer more spice, add additional fruit and spices such as cardamom and cloves to the wine as you cook; add to taste.
Keyword abshoney, honey, mulled wine, red wine, spices