Hot mulled wine is the main drink on the Christmas markets spread around Germany and Austria. The german name is “Glühwein”, literaly translated: “Glow wine”. And that is exactly what it does, it makes you feel warm and your cheeks glow.
When you make hot mulled wine, make sure that you use proper wine, not the 99 cent stuff from a carton. This is the mistake that a lot of people make, and it will only make the hangover worse. This recipe is very simple, with a few spices. I know that there are many ways to make hot mulled wine, with more spices, with different spices etc. But this is just the basic recipe. And trust me, it tastes great!