The 10 Best mulled drinks

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1. Belvoir Winter Punch

£2.99, planetorganic.com

Belvoir's Mulled Winter Punch is a delicious non-alcoholic alternative to mulled wine. It has classic Christmas flavours of nutmeg and spice in abundance.

2. Lyme Bay Mulled Scrumpy Cider

£3.20, lymebaywinery.co.uk

Cider lovers will enjoy this wintry take on Lyme Bay's triple-gold-star scrumpy cider. Lighter and a little less heady than mulled wine.

3. Gluhwein

£7.60, lebonvin.co.uk

Treat yourself to a steaming mug of Glühwein as the weather gets colder. This mulled German drink is traditionally served warm with iced ginger biscuits.

4. Copella Winter Warmer Apple Juice

£1.72, tesco.com

Copella twists its classic cloudy apple juice by blending it with cloves, cinnamon, cassia, nutmeg, bay, allspice and juniper berries.

5. M&S Mulled Rum Punch

£6.99, marksandspencer.com

This warming Spanish red wine is blended with spices and rum. It is perfect for anyone in need of a warming little something as the cold winter nights draw in.

6. Rekorderlig Winter Cider

£2.13, oneclickvintage.com

This cider made with vanilla- and cinnamon-infused apples is very sweet. This flexible tipple can be served over ice or gently heated and served with a slice of orange.

7. Waitrose Mulled Wine

£3.99, waitrose.com

For the traditionalists. This medium-bodied red wine follows the usual recipe, flavoured with cinnamon, cloves, orange and lemon – and quite delicious it is, too.

8. Mulled Spice Tea

£9.99, selfridges.com

Herbal, fruit, flower – it seems there is a tea for everything nowadays but t's worth giving up your usual cuppa for a mug of this mulled-spice tea.

9. Waitrose Mulled Juice

£1.99, waitrose.com

If the kids fancy a winter warmer, this subtly spiced fruit juice is a great alternative to mulled wine. This is ideal to warm up after a brisk weekend walk.

10. Crabbies Mulled Ginger Wine

£6.59, drinksdirect.co.uk

For those who prefer something a little more fiery, this ginger mulled wine – made with a 200-year-old steeping method – will hit the spot.

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