Tag Archives: mulled wine

A Cup of Christmas Cheer

  Finding its origins in Medieval Germany, Christmas tea was first made by village farmers who blended ale with mulling spices in the hope of inspiring a fruitful harvest the following year.   When this tradition arrived in England, townsfolk would walk door-to-door singing and  offering a wassail bowl of this spiced beverage to their […]

Glogg: A Tea Worth Mulling Over

Outside, the temperature has dropped to a Nordic chill. Wrapped in an alpaca’s wool blanket you’re curled up on a rug in front of a crackling hearth, cradling a steaming mug in your hands. The tendrils of aroma tease your nostrils. You inhale the heady scent of mulled wine, and as you sip, you begin […]