Chef Jamie's Winter Orange Mulled Wine

November 09, 2012

This recipe will warm up a cold winter evening!

Chef Jamie's recipe will warm up a cold winter evening!
This recipe serves 10 to 12.

1 large orange
2 tablespoons mulling spices, in a tea bag or wrapped in cheesecloth
3 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
2 bottles (750 ml) dry red wine
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur
Thin orange slices, for garnish
Using a vegetable peeler, peel 8 thin strips of zest from the orange. Juice the orange and reserve the juice.

In a nonreactive saucepan, press the orange zest and sugar with a wooden spoon to release the oils from the zest. 
Add the reserved orange juice, wine and mulling spice packet. 
Cover and bring the wine to a simmer over high heat, about 5 minutes. 
Discard spice packet and orange zest.

To serve, stir in the liqueur and more sugar to taste. 
Ladle into heatproof glasses and garnish with orange slices.

Jamie Gwen is a Celebrity Chef, Certified Sommelier, Lifestyle Expert and four-time Cookbook Author.For the past 13 years, she has brought the best to radio with her weekly Live Radio Show filled with delicious conversation, heard every Sunday from 8:00am to 10:00am on KFWB News Talk 980 in Southern California and heard worldwide on iTunes and the Internet.

Jamie can also be heard on Martha Stewart Living Radio on Sirius/XM and she can be seen stirring up something delicious on television shows and in print nationwide.

Jamie’s most recent cookbook entitled “Good Food For Good Times 2” is now available as an eBook and has been featured on Emeril Live, Martha Stewart and QVC. She is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and her website,, is a scrumptious resource for food lovers everywhere.