Mulled Wine is the Easiest & Tastiest Way to Celebrate a Texas Winter

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Over the Christmas holidays, a good recipe for Mulled Wine will go far with your family and friends. Although you might think it’s difficult to make, the truth is the exact opposite. Delicious and a wonderful complement to a cozy night in, this drink is one of the easiest to make for all your wintertime entertaining needs. Not only that, but a Texas wine will put a unique Lone Star State twist on it that will bring the zing into your holidays!

Shared by gimmesomeoven.com, the recipe was first blogged by the site in 2012. It became such a popular post that the author re-shared it in a new blog, bringing it to the attention of even more appreciative readers. Using one bottle of dry red wine, combined with amazing seasonings that are so reminiscent of the holiday season, Mulled Wine is a great way to experience a traditional drink which is enjoyed the world over. “Also known as glühwein, vino caliente, glögg, vin brulé, bisschopswijn, vin chaud, candola, vinho quente…or literally a hundred other names, depending on where in the world life may find you. Needless to say, it seems like just about everyone in the world loves some hot wine. And clearly, I can vouch that you all do too,” the writer shares.

Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine is the Easiest & Tastiest Way to Celebrate a Texas Winter


Key ingredients for this drink include:

Dry Red Wine

An Orange


Cinnamon Sticks

Star Anise

Sugar/Honey/Maple Syrup


Gimmesomeoven.com shares the full ingredient list, measurements, and step-by-step instructions for making Mulled Wine at the link provided here. This can either be made on your stove top or in a slow cooker. And an added bonus is the amazing seasonal smells that will fill your kitchen and possibly spill into the rest of your home during the making of this amazing holiday drink. Enjoy a glass garnished with slices of citrus fruit, cinnamon sticks, or star anise. Any way you serve it, this warm wine drink will take the chill out of the Texas night air!