Pot luck dinner theme mid winter Christmas

dorothy_vdh, Jun 15, 8:15am
we are hosting a mid winter Christmas, pot luck dinner next month.
I thought I would serve some mulled wine. Does anyone have a favourite recipe, I don't drink red wine so have never tried mulled wine.
I have googled recipes but I don't know what's good

dorothy_vdh, Jun 15, 7:47pm
bumping, hoping day time posters can help

indy95, Jun 16, 12:41am
I rarely drink wine or anything else either, dorothy_vdh, so I don't have a recipe of my own to pass on but this one which comes from Delia Smith might help:

2 x 750 ml bottles medium to full bodied red wine such as a Cabernet Sauvignon
1. 5 litres water
1 orange stuck with cloves
2 oranges, sliced
2 lemons, sliced
6 T sugar or honey
5 cm piece of cinnamon stick
2 t finely grated fresh ginger or ground ginger
2 T liqueur such as Cointreau, Grand Marnier or cherry brandy (optional)

Put all ingredients into a large pan and heat to simmering point, stirring until the sugar has dissolved completely. Keep it barely at simmering point for at least 20 mins but don't let it boil or the alcohol will evaporate.

This can be made in advance and reheated when required. This quantity will make 12 servings. Adjust the quantities of wine and water to suit and add more sugar or honey if you want it sweeter.

245sam, Aug 9, 5:58pm
dorothy_vdh, on the following link you'll find a couple of tried and tested Mulled Wine recipes, previously posted on this MB:-

http://trademecooks.net.nz/viewtopic. php? f=17&t=340

and there's a crockpot recipe on this link:-

http://trademecooks.net.nz/viewtopic. php? f=10&t=194