Mount Vernon Wine Wassail

Price: $9.95
Mount Vernon Member Price:$9.05
SKU 23909

Wassail refers both to the salute "Waes Hail", (Middle English for 'be you healthy'), and to the drink of wassail. Wassail is a hot mulled cider drink as part of wassailing, an English ritual intended to ensure a good apple harvest the following year. Wassail began as a spiced wine that resembled Roman recipes which survived the Middle Ages. It was a libation for the wealthy who could import the wine, fruit, sugar, and spices. When ale replaced the wine, wassail recipes varied according to the means of each family.

  • Use to make your own authentic English wassail with red wine or port
  • 1.5-ounce package brews sixteen 8-ounce servings
  • Contains orange peel, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves