Mulled Wine, Gluehwein & Spiced Wine
Frequently Asked Question
Mulled Wine Names
Mulled Wine, Gluehwein or Spiced Wine, WHAT’s the difference?
Nothing, they are all the same! The concept of infusing hot wine with spices has existed for Centuries. The practice has been adopted by countries throughout Europe and adapted using customary spices or spirits. This is why the names, recipes and ingredients vary geographically.
What does mulled wine taste like?
The taste of mulled wine is generally warm and spicy, with a sweetness that balances the dryness of the wine. The specific flavour profile can depend on the exact recipe and ingredients used, but it is often described as having notes of cinnamon, cloves, and orange.
Overall, mulled wine is a cozy and comforting drink that is perfect for cold weather and holiday celebrations. It is often served hot, which adds to its warming and soothing qualities.
What is Mulling Wine?
Mulling wine is a fairly simple process involving mixing spices with red wine; the longer the brewing time, the spicier and more flavoursome the mulled wine will become. Boiling will remove the alcohol content, making it more suitable for people of all ages to enjoy.
Best wine for mulled wine recipe?
Château le cardboard (goon / cask wine) is a popular option in Australia because it represents value for money. A sweet variety like dolce rosso ($10 – $15 for 4L) is ideal because less additional sugar is needed. However, all varieties of red can be used successfully for mulling wine.
Yes, spiced wine is good for you in moderation. Reg Ginger is used for its spicy warming flavour, it has anti-nausea & anti-inflammatory properties which may help overindulgence…
Mulled Wine Wine
Why’s it called mulled wine? According to the Cambridge dictionary to mull is to ”heat wine or beer with added sugar and spices”.
Can you get drunk on spiced wine?
Generally not because during the heating process much of the alcohol evaporates. However, if you add vodka like they do in Scandinavia or brandy as they do in the UK, you can get drunk.
Yes! Mulled wine can be stored in the fridge for up to a week in a sealed container then re-heated and enjoyed in moderation;)
Can you microwave mulled wine?
Yes, pour spiced wine into microwave safe mug or glass and heat on high for one minute.
Mulled Wine Kit
Our mulled wine kit contains cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, star anise, ginger, mango turmeric & coconut sugar. They are available in 2 sizes 50g & 100g.
50g makes 1 – 2 bottles (750ml – 1.5L)
100g makes 2 – 4 bottles (1.5L – 2L)
There are various methods for brewing the ultimate winter-warming spiced wine. Some recipes advise boiling the spices in sugary water to create a syrup before adding wine, while others advise using a combination of juices.
Our traditional low and slow recipe involves less sugar and delivers a deliciously warming brew that can be adjusted to suit your taste buds.