ZARI Spiced Winter Warmer

Brew up Zari Sparkling Red with this fragrant infusion of cinnamon, cloves, star anise and citrus for a classic winter beverage or chilled sundowner. Aromatic spices complement Zari’s fruit-of-the-vine notes and add spice to any occasion.

  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • A small handfuls of cloves
  • 15 black peppercorns
  • Star anise
  • Knob of ginger
  • Lemon and orange slices
  • 750ml bottle of ZARI Ruby

Bring all ingredients to boil in a small pot, then turn down to a simmer.

Allow to cool to slightly. Ladle into glasses. TIP: Place metal spoon in the glass to absorb heat when pouring hot liquid into glass. If serving cold decant into a jug ready to serve when chilled, garnished with spiced orange slices and fragrant cinnamon stirrers.

Food pairing suggestions:

Ideal with canapés and savoury finger snacks such as salted popcorn and a selection of tangy cheeses, pickles and crackers. A mulled drink and a plate of mince pies dusted with icing snow is a classic Christmas combo to invoke the festive spirit. Just perfect to toast to all life’s special moments.