Riesling Hot Toddy Recipe

Sydney Oland

Warm white wine is delicious when steeped with honey, lemon, and cardamom.

Recipe Facts

Active: 6 mins
Total: 50 mins
Serves: 4 servings

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  • 4 cardamom pods

  • 1 (750ml) bottle riesling

  • 2 teaspoons brandy

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 lemon, halved

  • 4 strips lemon zest


  1. Toast cardamom pods in a dry skillet over high heat, tossing often, until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Gently crush with a mortar and pestle.

  2. In a medium saucepan combine riesling, brandy, honey, cardamom pods, and bay leaves leaves. Squeeze lemon halves over liquid and add rinds to the pot. Bring to a gentle simmer then reduce heat to lowest setting and steep for 45 minutes. Strain and divide between 4 cups. Garnish with lemon zest.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
157 Calories
0g Fat
17g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 52mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)