In a large pot, combine the wine, cinnamon, orange slices, lemon slices, bay leaves, sugar, vanilla bean, allspice, peppercorns, cloves, and chile powder. Bring just to a boil and stir to melt the sugar. Remove from the heat and add brandy to taste.
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Recipe courtesy of April Bloomfield