Merry Mulled Merlot Jam Recipe

For a special holiday gift, merlot wine can be combined with fruit and spices to produce a tasty mulled wine jam.

| December 19, 2012

  • red wine jam
    This rich-colored jam can be made from mulled merlot wine.
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  • red wine jam

This article is posted with permission from Pomona's Universal Pectin.

This recipe was submitted to Pomona’s by Carey H. Nash, who says: “I developed this recipe right before the holidays to give out as special gifts. It is complex, robust, tart, gorgeous red and perfect for holiday gifts!” We tried it, and Carey is absolutely right – delicious!

Yield: 5 to 6 half-pint jars 


3 cups Merlot (750 ml bottle, which contains about 3 ¼ cups) 
1 cup fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked over 
2 cups coarsely chopped navel oranges 
3 packets Mulling Spice (see alternative option for mulling below) 
1/4 cup lemon juice 
2 tsp calcium water (included in the Pomona’s box) 
11/4  cups up to 2 cups sugar  
3 tsp Pomona’s pectin powder 


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