ZARI Spiced Winter Warmer

Bubbly bubble - brew up a cauldron of ZARI Sparkling red with this fragrant  festive infusion of cinnamon, cloves, star anise and citrus, for a classic winter beverage or chilled as a sundeck sun downer. The aromatic spices complement the underlying aroma of ZARI’s fruit-of-the-vine origins and add spice to any day or night occasion.

Ingredients:
  • 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
Directions:

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.