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Hot Spiced Wine

My friends, family and I enjoy this spiced wine during cold-winter gatherings. This warm drink will be a special treat for anyone who enjoys dry red wines. —Noel Lickenfelt, Bolivar, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 bottles (750 ml each) dry red wine

Directions

  • Place cinnamon sticks and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose spices; tie securely with string. Place in a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until flavors are blended, 4-5 hours. Discard spice bag. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 231 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • Gaye
    Oct 29, 2018

    I also happened to purchase at Walmart the Apothic Deep Red for about 8 dollars. I cut the recipe in half and I thought this recipe deserved 5 stars. I thought it tasted wonderful. I used my All Clad slow cooker on the low setting for 4 hours.

  • PrplMonky5
    Jan 3, 2016

    Delicious! I took the advice of the previous reviewer and used Apothic Red Wine. I also cut the recipe in half, since it would only be me and my husband drinking it. The first sip was a little tart, but after that it only got better. Because my slow cooker cookes hotter than most, I only put it on low for 3 hours, then turned it to warm.

  • havingfunwithmyfamily
    Dec 20, 2014

    Oh my goodness! This is an amazing recipe! I used Apothic Red Wine which is a blend of red wines. I bought it at Target. I also added a teaspoon each of ground cinnamon and allspice. I placed them in a coffee filter bag, so none of the spices would escape! Delicious! Thank you for this wonderful recipe!