Mulled Wine Chalets

WINTER FEAST WITH MULLED WINE CHALETS AT BASTILLE FESTIVAL

SPICE UP YOUR VISIT AT BASTILLE FESTIVAL SYDNEY AT THE MULLED WINE CHALETS

Warm yourself up during Sydney’s winter with Bastille Festival’s Mulled Wine Chalets which will give a “Christmas in July Spirit” to Circular Quay and The Rocks. When the temperature drops in Sydney, there’s nothing better than grabbing a chunky knit sweater and a warming glass of spiced mulled wine at Bastille Festival on Circular Quay. The Food Wine Art Revolution is on for 4 days on 12, 13, 14 and 15 July 2018 from 8am to 10pm and you will certainly warm up with this delicious spiced wine beverage full of cinnamon, star anise and cloves.

Bastille Festival’s recipe for a perfect spiced mulled wine

Ingredients (12 servings)

  • 20 whole cloves
  • 2 tangerines, clementines, or small oranges
  • 2 750-ml bottles Merlot
  • 3 cups fresh apple cider
  • 8 Lady apples (optional)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks plus 8 for garnish (garnish optional)
  • 2 green cardamom pods, cracked
  • 2 cups tawny Port

Preparation

Press stem (pointed) end of 10 cloves into each tangerine, piercing through the skin. Place tangerines, wine, cider, Lady apples (if using), 2 cinnamon sticks, and cardamom pods in a large pot. Bring to a bare simmer over medium-low heat; cook gently for 20 minutes. DO EARLIER: Mulled wine can be made 2 hours ahead of time. Cover and let stand at room temperature. Rewarm gently over medium-low heat before continuing.

Stir in Port. Divide among glasses; garnish each with a cinnamon stick and an apple or orange slice, if desired.

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