Delicious Mulled wine from John Gilchrist
John is a former UK Sommelier of the Year and winner of the Mondavi award for the best wine list in the world. A seeker of unknown wine gems, he now runs Les Caulins, a gîte and cookery school in SW France, with his wife (and chef) Emma. They have won many awards including the 50 best destination restaurants in the UK and Wine Pub of the Year. www.lescaulins.com
Emma and John
Delicious Mulled Wine Ingredients
1 bottle/750 ml Red wine that you would be happy to drink as a nice soft wine, Merlot is good.
2 ripe Clementine’s peeled and chopped. Plus one peeled and sliced. Keep the rind.
50ml Cognac or Armagnac
1 Star anise
Enough sugar to make the wine sweet for your taste
3 Cinnamon sticks
Perfect for the festive season