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Mulled Wine recipe – Brasserie Blanc

Nothing gets us in the mood for Christmas quite like the smell of warm mulled wine. 

So, to kick start the holiday season, Brasserie Blanc at Gunwharf Quays is letting you in on its ultimate seasonal recipe…


1 litre red wine • 200ml orange juice  • 200ml apple juice • 30ml brandy • 40g caster sugar • 1 cinnamon stick • 1 star anise – whole • 2 cardamom pods – crushed • 1 finger sized piece of fresh ginger – peeled and chopped • ½ orange – sliced • 1 Earl Grey teabag


1 Place all the ingredients into a large non-reactive saucepan

2 Simmer for 40 minutes

3 Strain and serve warm in a glass suitable for hot drinks

4 Garnish with a slice of orange 

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