St. Anne’s Autumn Spiced Mulled Wine – Recipe


Now, as every day grows colder and the days grow shorts, Autumn is in full swing at the winery!  Not long until the leaves begin to change  We’ve began embrace all the flavours of the season, think spiced, rich and complex notes that warm the soul, like our Spiced Mulled Wine.

 There’s nothing quite like holding a steaming mug between your hands on a cold day, and even better if that mug has wine in it!  Whether you’re snuggled up by a fire or hosting family and friends, mulled wine is the perfect beverage to enjoy in the cooler months.  

The beauty of mulled wine lies in its simplicity – with just a handful of ingredients, you can transform a bottle of wine into a sensory experience.  Made with your choice of red wine, various spices, fruits  sweeteners, it’s a seasonal favourite that warms the soul.    

This recipe is inspired by the mulled wine we often enjoy at our markets at St. Anne’s Winery Bendigo & Myrniong during the colder months. or near Christmas time  To make your own St. Anne’s Mulled Wine, follow this recipe at home:



  • 1 bottle of St. Anne’s Red WIne: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz
  • ¼ cup Echuca Chocolate Orange Liqueur
  • 1 whole orange, sliced into rounds
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 – 4 tsbp of sugar or honey 


Step 1:

Combine ingredients.  Add wine, liqueur, orange slices, cinnamon, star anise, & sweetener to a large saucepan. Stir.


Step 2:

Simmer.  Cook on medium-high heat until it reaches a low simmer. Avoid letting it bubble.  Reduce heat & cover.  Simmer for at least 15 mins or up to 3 hours.  


Step 3:

Strain & serve. Enjoy!

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