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Mulled wine: Glühwein

There is one drink Austrians treasure during the christmas season: Glühwein. The scent of this spiced mulled wine lingers throughout Austria. Surprise your x-mas party guests with this great warming and typically Austrian drink...
Glühwein at Seefeld Christmas market © Tirol Werbung / Günter KresserGlühwein at Seefeld Christmas market © Tirol Werbung / Günter Kresser

10 servings

  • 2 bottles of good quality red wine
  • 2 cups of water
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 5 oz sugar
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 oranges - cut into bitesize pieces
  • oranges for decoration


How to make it:

  • Put all ingredients in a pot and bring it close to boil

  • For additional taste cut 2 oranges in to bite size pieces and add to the wine

  • Let simmer

  • Remove clove, cinnamon stick before serving it into lightly pre-warmed glasses

  • Decorate glasses with a slice of orange

Enjoy and drink responsibly

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