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Spiced Orange Wine

 

Spiced Orange Wine

From: Annacia
Prep Time: 15 Mins Cooking Time: 5 Hours Total Time: 5 Hours 15 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 (750 ml) bottles dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier, orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup Pernod
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 4 turkish bay leaves (or 2 California leaves)
  • 2 navel oranges

Directions:

  1. Bring all ingredients except oranges to a boil (reserve wine bottles and corks), stirring until sugar has dissolved.
  2. Remove zest from oranges in a continuous spiral using a vegetable peeler and cut off any white pith with a paring knife.
  3. Reserve oranges for another use and divide zest between empty wine bottles.
  4. Fill bottles with orange wine and cool, leave uncorked for 1 hour.
  5. Cork bottles, then chill at least 5 hours.
  6. Orange wine can be chilled up to 1 week.