You are here: Home » Recipes » Mulled Wine Mulled Wine Recipe by Kristine GasbarreKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 10 mins A traditional winter warmer. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 liter bottle fruity red wine (such as Australian shiraz)2 to 3 sticks cinnamon1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg1 to 2 cardamom pods pinch saffron threads (optional)1 teaspoon grated orange rind3 tablespoons granulated sugar or brown sugar Orange slices for garnish Instructions Pour wine into large pot. Heat over very low heat (do not allow to come to boil) 10 to 30 minutes. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and saffron, if using. Gradually add sugar and whisk very gently. During last 3 to 5 minutes of mulling, place orange rind in an herb infuser (or tie into a double-layer of cheesecloth) and add to pot. Ladle into heatproof glasses or Irish coffee mugs and garnish with orange slices.