Here you will learn how to make mulled wine with spicy nuts for Christmas. Pour a bottle of Merlot into a large pot and start to boil. Add some rum and some fresh fruits, such as diced pears and apples and sliced clementines pierced with cloves to the pot. Add a stick of cinnamon, some star anise, water and a little bit of caster sugar to the mix. For the nuts grind some star anise and pink peppercorns with a touch of cinnamon. Add the mixture to a frying pan and heat up. Add a selection of fresh nuts to the pan and toast. Add a little bit of brown sugar and chili powder or paprika and some oil. Scoop onto kitchen towel to drain excess oil. Serve the warm nuts with the warm wine. Follow these easy steps to create a delicious mulled wine and spicy nuts treat for the Christmas Holidays.