Recipe courtesy of Gary Vischer

Vischer's Hot Spiced Wine

One cup, OK, two cups, miss first quarter, four cups, sell tickets. This wine is notorious throughout the UofM Blue Lot parking and known on WJR, the voice of the Midwest, as "Apple Cider" or extra-strength Nyquill.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 25 cups
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1 gallon cheap burgundy

Mulling spices for wine or cider in a small spice bag, about 1/2 cup

1/5 bottle fruit wine

1 cup citrus vodka

1 1/2 cups sugar, to taste

1/5 bottle homemade wine (hooch) for wine: start with 1 gallon Jack Daniels, lots of grapes, and sugar, etc.


  1. Simmer all in a large pot and serve warm.