Cocktail recipe: Señora bonita

Five o'clocktail: Keep your guests warm with a deliciously spiced cocktail from expat Aussie Shawn Soole

Shawn Soole (aka The Liquid Revolutionist) was voted one of Australia’s best bartenders. He currently resides in B.C. and is making quite the name for himself. Here, he shares with us a spiced and warming mulled wine. Can you say yum?

Señora bonita


750-mL bottle of Rioja
2/3 cup Calvados
1/3 cup Cointreau
2 cinnamon sticks
6 cloves
Sprinkle of nutmeg
Knob of ginger, thinly sliced
2 oranges, thinly sliced


Stir ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-low. Adjust heat if wine heats up but does not simmer. Serve strained, with orange-wheel garnish.

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