Drink Recipes

Yuletide Punch

Warm up in the winter with this festive favourite.


3 bottles dry red wine

1 1/2 cups brandy

1 1/2 cups sugar

3 cinnamon sticks

8 whole cloves

3 lemons, zest scored lengthwise if desired with a channel knife and fruit sliced thin crosswise


  1. In a large saucepan bring wine and brandy to a simmer with sugar, cinnamon and cloves, stirring, and cook at a bare simmer 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in lemon slices and ladle into heat-proof cups.

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(From Winecrafter Magazine reprinted with permission of the Fermenters Guild of Ontario. Photo Credit: Ken Burris and Delish.com)



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