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Published: 12 December, 2019 07:00 IST | Suman Mahfuz Quazi | Mumbai

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Come Christmas and the heart desires a glass of fruity mulled wine. Shankar Warli, mixologist at Woodside Inn, echoes this when he says, "It is an amazing drink that's perfect for winter. It's easy to make — all you need are a few spices. You can even make your own version by altering spices and citric elements, as per taste." Prepare for the season with this recipe for apricot mulled wine.



  • 150 ml of white wine
  • 25 ml brandy
  • 30 gms dry apricot
  • Whole Spices
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon
  • 3 cardamom
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 slice of orange


  • Add wine to a saucepan along with the dry apricot and whole spices.
  • Heat gently for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Switch the heat off and add brandy to the concoction.
  • Strain the mixture into a glass.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick, star anise and a slice of fresh orange.
Recipe: Apricot mulled wine
Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: None
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Hot tip: The best way to enjoy mulled wine is to drink it when the temperature starts to drop.

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