Spiced Wine

  • Serves

    serves 4


Cinnamon is an essential ingredient in this German mulled wine, whose name means glow wine. This recipe is from The German Cookbook by Mimi Sheraton (Random House, 1965).


  • 1 (750-ml bottle) medium-bodied red wine, such as zweigelt
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • 4 (4"-sticks) cinnamon


Step 1

Bring ingredients to a boil, stirring occasionally, in a 4-qt. saucepan and remove from heat. Discard cloves.

Step 2

Ladle wine into 4 glasses and garnish each with 1 of the cinnamon sticks and 1 lemon wedge. Serve hot.

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