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Mulled wine recipe

Penny Bunting looks at the fascinating history of mulled wine; we report on an ‘Eat Game’ campaign; we have a superb Recipe of the Month and we reveal the winners of the Chesterfield Food & Drink Awards.

NOTHING quite beats a glass of mulled wine at this time of year. A welcome, warming glass after a long walk in the snow, or to greet guests coming in from the cold, it’s a classic part of the festive celebrations. Recipes for mulled wine vary, but it’s as cloves and cinnamon, and oranges or lemons. Sometimes a shot of spirit – brandy, vodka or sloe gin – is also added…