Wine to Warm You

Wine to Warm You Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 to 5 hours (low)
Servings: 22
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 Slices fresh ginger
  • 3 Inches Cinnamon stick, broken
  • 8 Whole Allspice
  • 8 Whole cloves
  • 1 750 milliliter Bottle of Bordeaux or Beaujolais wine
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 12 ounce can frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec


1. Using a vegetable peeler, cut wide strips of peel from the orange and lemon, avoiding the white pith underneath. Juice the orange and lemon.

2. For a spice bag, cut a a 6-inch square from a double thickness of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Place lemon peel, orange peel, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves in the center of the cloth. Bring the corners together and tie closed with 100%-cotton kitchen string.

3. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine wine, the water, juice concentrate, brandy, sugar, Triple Sec, citrus juices, and spice bag.

4. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Remove spice bag and discard. Garnish each serving with orange slices and/or cinnamon sticks.

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Seems to be amazing drink and very easy too,I will surely try it out bu evening.
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