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Written by Deisy

Looking for a way to keep warm during the colder months? I present to you: hot spiced wine. It’s socially acceptable to drink wine to keep warm instead of coffee, right?. Image and recipe via Leite’s Culinary.

Hot Spiced Wine


2 bottles light-bodied red wine, such as pinot noir, gamay, or cabernet franc

1 1/4 cups granulated sugar

Strips of zest from 1 orange, preferably organic

Strips of zest from 1 lemon, preferably organic

3 black peppercorns, crushed

2 cardamom pods, crushed

1 3-inch cinnamon stick, crushed

1 clove, crushed

1 star anise

1/2 cup kirsch (optional)

For instructions click here.

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Deisy is a 21-year-old Instagram and Tumblr-obsessed girl who would do pretty much anything (legal) for an Instagram like or a Tumblr follow. Deisy curses the inventor of bras every day and won't leave her house until she has changed her outfit at least 5 times. She would describe her style as Leandra Medine meets Olivia Palermo dipped in black paint and not as cool.

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