Glühwein (Hot German Holiday Wine)

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JoSele Swopes

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@JODIE57

This is a special Christmas light watching wine. I make this every year for the holidays. The guys would drive and the ladies would have this while we were out looking at the Christmas Lights. This is fun for Holiday Parties. The house would be filled with spices. It has the most wonderful smell.....The first time I tried this was when I was in Germany, while out shopping the kiosks on the street would sell it while you were out side.

Christmas Markets

In the weeks before Christmas, many cities throughout Germany offer an open-air Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt, Christkindelsmarkt, Christkindelmarkt, Christkindlmarkt or Adventmarkt ). Historically, these markets used to be "Winter Markets," where visitors could take care of winter necessities. But over time, these changed from Winter Markets to Christmas Markets and are now a major part of German Christmas tradition.

A typical Christmas Market consists of tents and booths often situated in front of historical and/or a scenic backdrop. Here, vendors sell their Christmas related goods, such as Christmas tree ornaments, wreaths, candles, and Nativity sets.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 12 clove
    cloves, whole
  • 4 stick
    cinnamon stick
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 3 slice
    lemon
  • 3 slice
    orange
  • 1 bottle
    port wine
  • 1 bottle
    burgundy wine
  • 2 bottle
    water, warm
  • 3 slice
    gala apple
  • 1 large
    tea ball
  • OR USE A COFFEE FILTER AND TIE THE SPICES

  • INSIDE WITH A TWISTY TIE AND HANG

  • INSIDE THE POT WITH TIE OR TEA BALL

How to Make Glühwein (Hot German Holiday Wine)

Step-by-Step

  1. In large Dutch oven or a large coffee percolator.
    Put all spices into tea ball, if you do no have a tea ball use a coffee filter place into liquid.
  2. pour into pan all wine, brown sugar, water, lemons and oranges, and apple slices. Heat till piping hot leave spices in wine. Stir and serve hot..........any left over wine pour into pitcher. You may reheat in micro wave or on stove cup at a time. Enjoy.....

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About Glühwein (Hot German Holiday Wine)

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks Cocktails
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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