Christiana Campbell's Tavern's Wassail

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Perfect for those holiday parties! This recipe is served at the tavern in Colonial Williamsburg during the holidays.


  1. Combine the sugar, cinnamon sitcks, lemon slices, and water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 5 minutes and strain. Discard cinnamon sticks and lemon slices.
  2. Pour the pineapple juice, orange juice, lemon juice, wine and sherry into a large saucepan and simmer over medium heat for several minutes. Do not bring to a rolling boil!
  3. Combine the wine mixture and sugar syrup in a serving bowl. Ladle into mugs and garnish with lemon slices.
  4. Serve hot.