Close-up beauty of Anise Spiced Mulled Wine, as seen on Food Network's Feasting With The Stars.
Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Anise Spiced Mulled Wine

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings



  1. Combine the wine, cider, brandy, agave, anise and cinnamon in a saucepan.
  2. Zest the oranges into long strips, then juice them, along with the lemon.
  3. Bring the wine mixture to a simmer, then let simmer for 8 minutes. Turn the heat off and stir in the juices.
  4. Divide the orange strips among 8 to 10 warm mugs, then ladle the wine into them.