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Mulled Wine Liqueur

This easy mulled wine liqueur makes a perfect Christmas gift! Dark rum and red wine are infused with mulling spices, making this homemade drink as festive as the holiday season gets. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: German
Keyword: Mulled Wine Liqueur
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 78kcal


  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup grape juice
  • 1 orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 3 allspice berries
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 1/4 cup rum


  • In a big saucepan combine confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, grape juice, orange zest, cinnamon stick, cardamom, and allspice berries. Let it simmer at a low temperature for about 10 minutes.
  • Take off the heat and add red wine and rum. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour through a fine-mesh strainer and fill into two or more bottles. Makes about 4 cups.
  • Let cool down completely and chill in the fridge before serving. You can store the bottles in the fridge for up to two weeks (after that the flavor will get less).


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg