Merlot Hot Cocoa

Desserts | Recipe Serves: 6-10


Add chocolate, cocoa powder, brown sugar, and cinnamon to a large saucepan. Add milk to saucepan and bring to simmer until hot and smooth (approximately 5 minutes). Add salt. Remove from heat and add Peju Merlot. Pour into mugs, garnish with cinnamon stick and enjoy!


  • 5 oz Dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 qt Whole milk
  • 1.5 c Peju Merlot
  • Pinch of salt

Sara's Pairing Suggestion

2014 Merlot