- 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 pieces star anise
- 3 cups dry red wine (such as Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)
- 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
- In a large saucepan, combine the cranberry juice cocktail, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and star anise. Simmer for 15 minutes.
- Stir in the wine and cranberries and bring back to a simmer. Serve warm.