Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is an easy way to turn a cheap bottle of wine into something your guests will rave about. I've included directions for alternate preparation and options for straining.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and slice oranges thinly.
  2. Combine water, sugar, spices, and oranges in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer 20-30 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat, add wine, and reheat. Do not boil.
  4. Strain oranges and spices.
  5. Add brandy just before serving.
  6. Serve warm with cinnamon sticks.
  7. Make ahead directions: Combine water, sugar, spices, oranges, and wine in a large saucepan. Stir well and refrigerate several hours. Use low heat to warm. Strain and add brandy before serving.
  8. Alternatives to straining: Use a strainer insert for your saucepan to hold and lift out spices and oranges, or use cheesecloth to hold oranges and spices during mulling.

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