Spiced Mulled Wine


This slow cooker mulled wine is an easy warm winter cocktail, perfect for entertaining.

Makes 12 servings.


  • 2 bottles Shiraz or other fruity, dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 1 orange


  • Remove the orange peel using a vegetable peeler.
  • Cut peel into strips. Squeeze juice from orange and discard seeds and pulp.
  • In a 5-quart crock pot, add all ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 hours to infuse flavours.
  • Strain through a fine mesh sieve and return to cleaned crockpot to keep warm.
  • Serve in heatproof cups with a cinnamon stick, slice of orange and star anise pod.