Pairings and Recipes

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Recommended Wine Pairing: Freerider Red


  • 1 bottle Freerider Red (or fruity red wine)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken
  • 6 cloves, 6 black peppercorns, 4 cardamom pods, 1 star anisepod
  • 1 orange, halved and 2 slices reserved


In a saucepan over med-low heat, combine wine, sugar, ginger and spices.  Keeping the orange slices to the side, juice the remaining halves into the pan.

Stir to dissolve sugar.  Heat slowly until warm but not steaming.  Serve in warmed mugs with orange slices.  Happy Holidays!