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“Mulled Wine: A Warm Hug in a Mug”

As winter’s chill settles in and the holiday season approaches, there’s nothing quite like a steaming mug of mulled wine to warm both body and soul. Traditional German mulled wine, known as “Gluhwein ”, has been a comforting beverage for centuries, bringing people together in the spirit of celebration and camaraderie. In this blog post, we’ll explore the rich history, delightful flavours, and the art of making Gluhwein – a festive drink that transcends borders and has become an integral part of a visit to Christmas Markets. The Origins of Gluhwein: Gluhwein traces its roots back to ancient Rome, where spiced and heated wines were consumed to ward off the winter chill. However, the modern incarnation of Gluhwein is often associated with German-speaking countries, particularly Germany and Austria. The name “Gluhwein” translates to “glowing wine,” capturing the essence of the warm and comforting beverage. Ingredients The beauty of Gluhwein lies in its simplicity. Typically made with red wine, various spices, ...
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