Winter Warmers

Toast the holidays with the planet's steamiest cocktails

Kuhano Vino
Kuhano Vino
In central Europe, winter parties are fueled by this mulled wine. A fruity red wine works best for this richly spiced punch, so try a bright-cherry merlot or a jammy syrah. See the recipe for Kuhano Vino »Ingalls Photography
Wassail
Wassail
Wassail gets its name from the Old Norse "ves heill" and Old English "was hál," meaning "be fortunate," which is how we feel when we drink it.Ingalls Photography
Rakomelo
Rakomelo
On Greece's Cyclades islands, this sweet, anise-flavored drink is said to boost libido.Ingalls Photography
Atholl Brose
Atholl Brose
In 1475 in the Scottish Highlands, the Earl of Atholl captured a rebel leader by spiking his well water with honey, whisky, and oatmeal. Lucky rebel. See the recipe for Atholl Brose »Ingalls Photography
Canelazo
Canelazo
At Christmas, Ecuadorians sip tea spiked with a sugarcane spirit called aguardiente.Ingalls Photography