Vin Chaud (French Mulled Wine) Recipe

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In France, mulled wine is called Vin Chaud. There are many ways to make a mulled wine The French version adds a certain “ooh la la” to regular mulled wine. Maybe it’s the cognac?

Next time you want something warm and winealicious this is a good go to recipe. Have it with brie and a baguette, a batch of pomme frites, or kick ass kettle corn. This wine is also great when you are entertaining during the cold months.

Vin Chaud

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of Beaujolais wine

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • A pinch of ground pepper

  • 2 cardamom pods

  • 1 star anise

  • 5 whole cloves

  • 1/3 cup Cognac (optional)

  • 1 piece of orange zest (white pith removed), a few inches long, per glass

Directions:

In cooking pot add all spices and honey then let it simmer. Do not allow to boil. Turn off the stove and let the wine simmer 10-15 minutes. Reheat and, just before serving, add the cognac. Strain wine into mugs, removing spices. Garnish with a strip of orange zest.

kitchen magick tip: Keep this concoction warm by putting it in a crockpot.

 

 

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