Individually, hot chocolate and red wine are two beloved beverages to cozy up with throughout the winter months. But when the two join forces, they create the ultimate cold weather drink.
According to The New York Times, hot toddies, eggnog, and mulled wine are out, and wine-spiked cocoa is in. The quirky idea, which has been circulating the web inconspicuously since 2014, is about as simple as it gets: Make hot chocolate, combine it with red wine, and if you're feeling fancy, add some whipped cream.
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While the decadent drink first made a splash on the Internet earlier this fall—with site after site singling it out as the ultimate winter drink—as the temperatures have dropped the demand for the spiked cocoa has escalated.