- 2 cups water
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 orange, sliced
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 2 (2 1/2-inch) cinnamon sticks
- 12 whole cloves
- 12 allspice berries
- 2 (750-milliliter) bottles or 1 (1.5-liter) bottle dry red wine
- Garnishes: cinnamon sticks, orange rind curls
How to Make It
Combine first 7 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium heat; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add wine; simmer 10 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a container; discard solids. Garnish, if desired.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Gallo Hearty Burgundy wine.