White Mulled Wine

Recipe from Plonk Beer and Wine Store at the Fyshwick Markets.

Plonk is one of Canberra’s most recognised liquor stores, with a huge selection of both Aussie and international craft beers, wines from all around Australia and major international wine regions, as well as a great range of local and imported ciders and spirits. Visit them each Thursday to Sunday at the Fyshwick Markets.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 bottle white wine, Plonk recommend Calabria Pinot Bianco, available in store
1 orange, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
2 mandarins, juiced
1 red apple, sliced
1 cinnamon stick
5 cloves
2-3 tbsp brown sugar, to taste

Method

In a medium saucepan, combine the wine, orange juice, lemon juice and mandarin juice.

Add the apple pieces, cinnamon, cloves and sugar, to taste.

Over a low heat, let the wine infuse for 30 minutes, ensuring it does not boil. Strain and serve hot.

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