WITH RECIPES: Fun Holiday Wine Concoctions
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) Sommelier Jon Melone comes onto Rise and Shine to show us some unique and tasty wine recipes.
Here are the recipes to the three drinks:
4 ounces of sweet red wine
4 ounces of orange soda
Mix the two ingredients together, and serve over rocks in a 10 ounce tumbler.
1 part dry sparkling wine
1 part cranberry juice
1 tbsp of Grand Marnier
Mix the cranberry juice & dry sparkling wine together in a champagne flute, then float the Grand Marnier on top and serve with an orange twist
Mulled Spice Wine
1 bottle (750 ml) sweet red wine
3 cinnamon sticks
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp orange extract
2 orange slices
2 lemon slices
Crumble the cinnamon sticks up into a coffee filter, add the cloves and sugar and staple the coffee filter together so the ingredients do not spill out. Pour the red sweet wine into a sauce pan and add the spice packet, orange slices and lemon slices. Simmer on a low het for 2-4 hours (do not allow the mixture to boil. Remove the spice packet and serve the mulled spice wine in mugs with a cinnamon stick.