Slow-Cooker Mulled Wine

  • serves 4

Treat yourself so some easy and delicious mulled wine courtesy of your slow cooker.

11 Ratings
Directions for: Slow-Cooker Mulled Wine


4 cloves

3 whole star anise

2 cinnamon sticks

1 bottle red wine

¼ cup sugar, optional (depending on sweetness of wine)

2 strips orange zest, removed with a vegetable peeler

1 ½ cups orange juice, freshly squeezed and strained, or store-bought

1 small sprig rosemary, plus sprigs for garnish


1. Wrap the cloves, star anise and cinnamon in a small square of cheesecloth and secure it with kitchen twine.

2. Combine the wine, sugar if using, orange zest, orange juice, rosemary and the spice pouch in a slow cooker. Cook on low heat until hot, about 1 hour. Adjust the slow cooker to the "warm" setting. Serve in mugs with a rosemary sprig as garnish.

Tips and Substitutions

Special equipment: cheesecloth; kitchen twine

See more: Beverage, Citrus, Cocktails/Alcohol, Herbs, Slow Cook

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