National Mulled Cider Day is a holiday dedicated to a drink that will warm you up in cold weather. When it’s autumn outside, it’s drizzling, sit in a comfortable chair, cover yourself with a warm blanket and enjoy the aroma of apples, cinnamon, nutmeg. It’s time to celebrate the feast of mulled wine.
Autumn has come, which means it’s time to take cider, add your favorite spices, orange zest and meet the cool weather in a great mood. It is difficult to determine exactly which drink is more popular – pumpkin spice latte or hot cider. This drink often marks the end of the summer season and welcomes the autumn season. Already in the period of Ancient Greece, culinary specialists figured out how to deal with low-quality wine or cider – they were heated and spices were added.
- Given Americans’ fondness for apples, it’s no surprise that apple cider mulled wine has attracted particular interest. The first cider factory in the United States opened in 1780. The plant is still in operation.
- Charles Dickens wrote about mulled wine in his work A Christmas Carol in 1943.
- Bring the cider to a boil before adding fruit or juice.
- Spices will be more aromatic if they are roasted first.
- It is best to cook mulled wine over low heat.
- If the drink seems too sweet for you, add lemon juice.
How to celebrate
Congratulate your friends with gift baskets containing products for mulled wine. Organize a party and treat your friends to a delicious drink. Meet autumn with beautiful decor – decorate the house with flowers, fruits, vegetables. Volunteer at a shelter or donate medicine, clothing. Take care of your immune system, drink vitamins and eat more fruits and vegetables.
When is National Mulled Cider Day in 2022?
National Mulled Cider Day is observed on September 30 each year.