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Serve Croatian mulled wine this Christmas

Written by  Dec 10, 2018

As the festive season fast approaches its time to get the table ready for the big Christmas season and nothing says Christmas in Croatia quite as much as mulled wine or kuhano vino.

The aroma of this traditional Christmas drink is already wafting around the Old City of Dubrovnik as the Dubrovnik Winter Festival has brought various festive stands to the Stradun many serving this alcoholic delight. And it’s simple and straightforward to make in your home this Christmas and your guests are sure to love a touch of Croatia in their glasses.

Here is our recipe for mulled wine (kuhano vino) to get your ready for Christmas


Mulled Wine Ingredients

• One 750 ml bottle red wine
• One peeled and sliced orange (keep peel to add zest to taste into cooking pot)
• 8-10 whole cloves
• 2/3 cup honey or sugar
• 3 cinnamon sticks
• 1 tsp fresh ginger

How to make mulled wine

Combine all of the ingredients into a large saucepan

Gently warm the ingredients on low to medium heat (don’t boil keep it low and slow) for around half an hour

Add a touch of honey slowly until it dissolves

When the wine is steaming and the ingredients have been well blended it is ready to serve

Enjoy your traditional Croatian Christmas drink