Cocktails & Apéritifs, Essensia, Fall, Vya Extra Dry, Vya Sweet, Winter

Warm your body and stimulate your senses on chilly winter days with this mulled wine cocktail recipe from mixologist Dana Fares. Combining the exotic baking spices in Vya Sweet Vermouth with the refreshing herbs in Vya Extra Dry, then balanced and brightened with the sweet citrus of Essensia Orange Muscat, this cozy cocktail is a tasty tonic for the cold. Sip it by the fire or at holiday gatherings to serve warm sentiments from the inside out.

Mulled Wine Cocktail ingredients, including Vya Vermouths, Essensia Orange Muscat, oranges and baking spices

375 m (1½ cups) Vya Sweet Vermouth
375 ml Vya Extra Dry Vermouth
½ cup of Essensia Orange Muscat (or ¼ cup brandy)
8-10 cloves
1/3 cup honey
3 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp fresh or 2 tsp ground ginger
1 orange peeled (if desired) and sliced


Place all ingredients into a large pot and slowly warm on low to medium heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Avoid boiling.)

Orange slices and cinnamon sticks simmering for Mulled Wine CocktailOnce the honey has dissolved and the stew is steaming, your mulled wine cocktail is ready to serve. Garnish with additional orange slices, cinnamon sticks and other ingredients as desired. Serves 4-6.

Pouring Mulled Wine Cocktail into hot toddy glass

Get cozy and savor the warm, sweetly spiced citrus flavors in this holiday mulled wine cocktail.

Mulled Wine Cocktail with books, cinnamon, star anise, oranges, pomegranates, and Vya Sweet Vermouth

Interested in trying more traditional holiday cocktails with a Quady twist? Check out our Spiced Eggnog and Cherry Hot Chocolate cocktail recipes – and make sure to toast with us on social by tagging us @quadywinery and @officialvyavermouth!

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