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two glasses of mulled wine with oranges and cinnamon sticks

Best Mulled Wine Recipe

Course Drinks
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 bottle red wine (I usually just use any affordable red blend.)
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 orange (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup brandy (I usually use a flavored brandy like peach or red berry)


  1. Add wine, cider, spices, and orange slices to a large sauce pan.

  2. Bring to a simmer over medium to low heat.

  3. Strain out oranges and spices.

  4. Add brandy.

  5. Serve immediately.