Spiced red wine with grape ring

(from Asaka’s recipe box)

Categories: drink, not tried


  • Grape ice ring:
  • 2 lb assorted seedless grapes
  • Lemon leaves optional
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 bottle burgundy wine, chilled
  • 2 c white grape juice, chilled
  • 1 c peach schnapps, chilled


  1. Prepare grape ice ring:

  2. Fill 4 cup ring mold with water to within 3/4 inch of top. Freeze until firm about 8 hours or overnight. Arrange clusters of grapes and leaves on ice. Fill with water to top of mold, freeze until solid about 6 hours. To unmold, dip bottom of mold briefly in hot water.

  3. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan, bring to a boil. Boil, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolves. Cool to room temp. Cover, refrigerate until chilled about 2 hours.

  4. Combine wine, grape juice, schnapps, and sugar syrup in punch bowl. Float grape ice ring in punch.

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