Full Bodied Red Mulled Wine

Full Bodied Red Mulled Wine

To be served with The Barcelona

The Barcelona calls for a mulled wine that can stand up to the spiciness of COLUMBUS® Spanish Style Chorizo Salame. Black peppercorns, along with warm spices and oranges, fulfill the call.

4 Servings
prep time
Prep Time 10 minutes
cook time
Cook Time 30 minutes
total time
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1

    bottle fruit forward red wine, such as Tempranillo, Zinfandel or Grenache

  • 10

    black peppercorns

  • 1

    cinnamon stick

  • 3

    star anise

  • Orange peel from 1 orange

  • 1/2 cups


  • Dried orange slices, for garnish


  1. In medium saucepan over medium heat combine wine, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, star anise, and orange peel. Stir in brandy. Bring to a simmer. Do not boil. Turn off heat and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain and serve with dried orange slice.