French Mulled Wine

Ingredients

  • Dry red wine 7 oz.
  • Tawny port 1 34 oz.
  • Honey syrup 1 34 oz.
  • Apple juice 1 34 oz.
  • Apple 34 oz.
  • Strawberry 34 oz.
  • Star anise 0.2 oz.
  • Cinnamon sticks 0.15 oz.
  • 
Cloves 0.03 oz.
  • Orange zest 1  

Directions

  1. Place a chopped apple wedge and a large strawberry into a milk pitcher
  2. Add 2 stripes of orange zest and one piece of star anise, one clove and one cinnamon stick
  3. Pour in 1.75 oz of apple juice, 1.75 oz of honey syrup, 1.75 oz of tawny port and 7 oz of dry red wine
  4. Stir while heating, but do not bring to the boil
  5. Pour into a teapot
  6. Serve on a base with a candle to prevent the cocktail from cooling, with a star anise to enhance the fragrance