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Mulled Black Cherry Wine

Yield 13 cups
For this mulled wine, select a Cabernet that hints of black cherry flavor. Labels typically describe a wine's characteristics.


  • 2 quarts black cherry juice (we tested with R. W. Knudsen Family)
  • 3 (3
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 (6-ounce) cans pineapple juice
  • 1 (6
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1/3 cup lime juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Stir in wine and lime juice; heat thoroughly, but do not boil. Transfer mixture to a heatproof punch bowl, if desired. Discard whole spices. Serve warm.

Christmas with Southern Living 2000