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For us mulled wine makes the long dark nights and colder days all worth it. There’s no better feeling than wrapping your cold hands around a hot drink is there? Especially if that drink happens to be vino! We all know the classic mulled wine flavour (essentially it tastes like Christmas in a cup) so here are some ways you can take your mulled wine to the NEXT LEVEL [rubs hands together in glee]

Keep it classic

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For starters, click here for a delicious and easy recipe to make mulled wine – for those of you who may not be familiar with the homemade version! We think this Lakeland one is the best.

Mulled spice apple punch

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This wonderful winter warmer takes your classic mulled wine up a notch using apples, spiced sugar…and gin. Go on, give it a go, you know you want to… Get the recipe here!

White mulled wine

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Mulled wine doesn’t have to be made using just a bottle of red! If you’re more of a white wine lover, try making this delicious white mulled wine version using honey – heavenly! Get the recipe here.

Mulled wine hot chocolate

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Everything tastes better with chocolate, and who better to take our mulled wine to the next level than master chocolatier Paul A Young? This is a recipe you have to try! Click here to see it.

The Mulled Wine Cocktail

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Turn your classic glass of mulled wine into a classy Christmas cocktail by warming 125ml red wine, 20ml vodka, and 15ml MONIN Cinnamon syrup in a pan. Once hot, leave to one side to cool to drinking temperature, then slightly wet and dip the rim of a cocktail glass in cinnamon and sugar to create a ‘dusted’ effect. Then pour into a perfect glass to serve – yum!

Mulled wine for pudding – because why not?

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Making mulled wine into a pudding is an excellent idea, and this recipe for mulled wine cherries with cinnamon mousse is a truly delicious dessert! Get the recipe here.

Mulled Apple Cider

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It doesn’t have to all be about wine all the time. This DIY mulled drink has an amazing secret ingredient that will take your winter warmer to the next level! (and no – it’s not the cider!) Find out what it is here…