MULLED WINE MARGARITAS are fun, festive, and unique. This favorite hot spiced wine recipe has complex flavors and it warms the soul. This Mulled Wine Recipe is the ultimate Christmas margarita!
Inspired and adapted from Foodista
1bottle Malbec wineor your favorite spicy Spanish wine
1/2cupdark brown sugar
2cupsspiced apple cider
1/4cuporange liqueursuch as triplesec
1/4cupExotico Reposado Tequila
1large orangesliced (plus more for garnish)
sea saltsugar, and orange zest for garnish
Heat cloves, peppercorns, allspice, and cinnamon sticks in a skillet over medium heat. Allow to heat and crackle, but do not burn. When the aroma is fragrant, remove from heat.
Heat a dutch oven or stockpot over low heat. Add the wine, agave, brown sugar, cider, juice, liqueur, tequila, orange slices, and toasted spices into the pot and stir to combine. Simmer, covered, for at least an hour.
After an hour, strain the mixture and return to the pot without the spices.
Serve in glasses rimmed with a mixture of sea salt, sugar, and orange zest and garnish with a fresh orange slice and cinnamon stick.