Vodka Mulled Wine

‘Tis the season! Spruce up this spiced festive treat with a dash of vodka.


1 measure Priory Vodka
6 cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
½ nutmeg, grated
4 star anise
100g brown sugar
750ml Pinot Noir
2 pink grapefruit – juice freshly squeezed, peel reserved for garnish


  1. Heat up the spices in the sugar for a minute in a saucepan.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Bring mixture to a simmer.

  4. Remove from the heat and rest for 15mins.

  5. Strain through a fine sieve.

  6. Serve in glass mugs and garnish with pink grapefruit peel.