Combine Zinfandel, cloves, star anise, 4 cinnamon sticks, and ginger in a large pot. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Strain mixture; discard spices. Stir orange juice, orange and apple slices, and cranberries into strained mixture. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
This red wine drink embodies warm mulling spices and refreshing citrus, apples and cranberries.
Servings and Ingredients
|1 (750-ml.) bottle red Zinfandel|
|10 whole cloves|
|10 star anise|
|4 cinnamon sticks, plus additional for garnish|
|2 oz. fresh ginger, sliced|
|1 c. fresh orange juice|
|1 orange, sliced, plus additional slices for garnish|
|1 apple, cored and sliced, plus additional slices for garnish|
|1 c. cranberries, fresh, thawed if frozen|
|1 (750-ml.) bottle sparkling wine, chilled|
Things To Grab
- Large pot
- Large pitcher
- 8 6-oz. glasses
Add sparkling wine to fruit mixture just before serving. Serve in glasses. Garnish drinks with cinnamon sticks and/ or orange and apple slices, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 10mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 18g
- Protein: 1g