Percolated Mulled Wine Recipe:

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Dig out that old coffee percolator because this is one of the easiest recipes to make a really yummy mulled wine to warm up your chilled holiday guests when they enter the door. Yes, we knew there was a reason to keep that old fashioned coffee maker stored out in the garage. Happy Thanksgiving!

Percolated Mulled Wine 


6 whole allspice berries

1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns

2 whole star anise

3 cinnamon sticks

1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced

3 large strips orange zest

3 large strips lemon zest

2 (750-ml) bottles red wine

3/4 cup honey



In the basket of a coffee percolator place the allspice berries, peppercorns, star anise, cinnamon sticks, ginger and citrus zest. Pour the wine and honey into the percolator. Attach basket, cover and let percolate for 1 to 2 hours. Serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown, 2008

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