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Prep: 5 minutes plus 30 minutes steeping
Cook: 5 minutes
Serves: 4-6


150ml orange juice

6 whole cloves

2 cinnamon sticks

50g ginger, peeled and finely diced

1 tbsp caster sugar

100g California Raisins

25g blanched almonds, roughly chopped

75cl bottle red wine


Place the orange juice, spices, sugar, raisins and almonds in a large saucepan and bring to the boil, cover and remove from the heat and allow to steep for 30 minutes.

Add the wine and heat to just below boiling point. Ladle into glasses and serve.

Cooks tip

This can be made in advance and left in the fridge for the flavours to mellow. Heat just before serving.