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20 Best Mulled Wines for a Toasty Winter Evening

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Some variation of mulled wine, a spiced warm drink, is popular in countries around the world. While some may use different base liquids or a slightly different ratios of spices, the similarities are very close. From Scandinavia to India, here are 20 of the best mulled wine recipes for a toasty evening.

I’ve also broken them up into categories for easier searching. Your typical red wine recipes start us off:

But if it doesn’t get toasty where you live, there are even some cold drink versions too.

And if alcohol isn’t for you, try the non-alcoholic varieties as well.

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Regular Mulled Wine

These are your standard red wine-based mulled wine recipes. Some have a German or Scandinavian name. The variations are mostly in the spice ratios and some additional ingredients.

Mulled Wine: a classic holiday drink your guests will love | Amanda’s Cookin’
Mulled wine makes the perfect drink great for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any holiday party. This drink can be served cold or warm.
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Glogg: Scandanavian Mulled Wine | Boulder Locavore®
Warm, spiced Glogg (Scandanavian mulled wine) turns red wine, spices, raisins and blanched almonds into a perfect Christmas time cocktail or winter warm-up.
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Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe | Everyday Delicious
Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe. With fresh cranberries, orange juice, zest and aromatic spices. Perfectly spiced and warming.
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Mulled Wine Recipe | Gimme Some Oven
This delicious mulled wine recipe is ready to go in 20 minutes, and is SO easy! Make it on the stove, or mull it for longer in the slow cooker.
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German Mulled Wine: Gluhwein | Happy Kitchen
This easy and warming German Mulled Wine recipe (Gluhwein) is a perfect drink to serve during festive season. It smells like Christmas and serves a crowd!
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German Mulled Wine: Gluhwein | Happy Kitchen
Vanilla Chai Spiced Mulled Wine | Skinny Spatula
Perfect for Christmas, this vanilla chai spiced mulled wine blends citrusy flavours with aromatic cinnamon, star anise, and a dash of vanilla chai. Your senses are about to be blown away, and so are your guests!
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Vanilla u0026 Spice Hot Mulled Wine | The Baking Fairy
This Vanilla u0026 Spice Hot Mulled Wine is simple to make, and perfect for entertaining guests this holiday season! You just need some wine, spices, and fruit!
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Traditional East Indian Kimad Recipe : Sukhala! | The Winged Fork
The heart warming traditional East Indian kimad liquor is similar to mulled wine that’s made with cardamon, cloves, cinnamon, tea, and more.
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Mulled Wine – Flavorful, Comforting, Perfect Drink For Holiday Parties | Will Cook for Smiles
Rich Mulled Wine combines mulling spices, aromatic red wine, orange peel and juice, honey, orange liqueur, and brandy. It only takes about 20 minutes.
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Easy Gluhwein Recipe (Mulled Wine) | Wow, It’s Veggie?!
Learn how to easily make mulled wine! This Gluhwein recipe is spiced to perfection and perfect for the holidays. You can make non-alcoholic mulled wine too by using a red liquid in place of wine! Don’t forget the garnishes as those are the best part of making Gluhwein, an authentic German mulled win…
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Mulled Wine in the Instant Pot & Other Cooking Options

Want to make your mulled wine in something other than a pot on the stove? Here are the technologically advanced recipes!

Mulled Wine recipe in the Instant Pot (Gluhwein) | Boulder Locavore®
Hot Spiced Mulled Wine is full of cinnamon, cloves, star anise, and oranges. This classic winter drink is fast and easy in the Instant Pot!
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Electric Skillet Mulled Wine | In the Kitch
This classic Christmas drink starts with a base of red wine that’s flavored with cinnamon, sugar, spices and a freshly sliced orange.
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Instant Pot Keto Mulled Wine Recipe | Low Carb No Carb
Spiced and Warming Instant Pot Keto Mulled Wine Recipe enriched with Fresh Cranberries for your Festive season. Fully Low Carb, Gluten-Free and Sugar-Free Cold Weather Cocktail to fully warm you up.
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Slow Cooker Mulled Wine {Best Ever} | The Gay Globetrotter
This slow cooker mulled wine is heated with warming spices like cloves, cinnamon, and star anise to create a Christmas drink that is perfect for a crowd!
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White Mulled Wine

Not all mulled wine has to be red.

Mulled White Wine | Gimme Some Oven
Merry Christmas Eve, friends! I’m officially signing off through the end of the year, and am about to hop in the car and drive home to Wichita(wesome) to spend Christmas with my family and old friends from home. And, I’m happy to say that this guy will be making the road trip later to come and …
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How to Make Conditum Paradoxum, Ancient Roman Spiced Holiday Wine | Drinkhacker
December is the month of many holidays, but one winter celebration that’s been lost to time is the ancient Roman tradition of Saturnalia, a festival that %
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Cold Mulled Wine Versions

Maybe you’d like a mulled wine cocktail instead?

Christmas Red Wine Sangria
This red wine sangria recipe is perfect for your Christmas parties! Made with brandy, pomegranate juice, fresh fruits and spices, it’s a bit like a cold mulled wine!
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Mulled Wine Spritzer
This sparkling mulled wine spritzer is a fun twist on the classic Christmas drink. Rather than hot, I’ve put the holiday cocktail on ice with a bit of fizz!
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Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine Versions

For the kids or anyone avoiding hangovers!

Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine: Winter Spiced Hibiscus Tea
Get the same delicious sweet and warm winter spice flavor with none of the alcohol
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A glass of non-alcoholic mulled wine garnished with cranberries and lemon zest, dried hibiscus flowers scattered about
Non Alcoholic Mulled Wine (Instant Pot, Stove Top, Slow Cooker) | That Girl Cooks Healthy
This mulled wine recipe is completely free from alcohol and is a great alternative for children, drivers or anyone who wants to enjoy the festive season without the booziness or hangover. Use your slow cooker, instant pot or stove top to prepare this drink.
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What’s your favorite mulled wine recipe? Do you like it hot or cold? Red wine or white wine? No wine?

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