This is like a winter version of sangria—feel free to add winter fruits, like pears and apples, to the brew as well.
Servings: Serves 10
- 1 sprig rosemary
- 3 sprigs thyme , preferably lemon thyme
- 1 Tbsp. lavender (optional)
- 1 Tbsp. black peppercorns
- 1/2 cup honey or agave nectar
- Large strips of zest from 2 lemons
- 1 lemon , thinly sliced
- 2 bottles Riesling
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
In a cheesecloth pouch, tie rosemary, lemon thyme, lavender, if using, and peppercorns together. (Alternatively, put them directly into the liquid and remove before serving.) Add remaining ingredients and 1/2 cup water to a large pot and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Turn off heat and let infuse for 10 minutes; remove herbs and spices. Serve warm in heatproof mugs or glasses.
Printed from Oprah.com on March 13, 2014
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