Popular mixed wine drink in Germany with sugar, spices extracted in brandy(nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, lemon juice and wine (white or red wine). The drink is then heated and eggs are added while stirring. It can also be served chilled. An egg wine is traditionally drunk in various growing regions as a "fortifying wine" on New Year's Day or at Easter. Eggs also play a role in Marsala and Zabaglione. See also a complete list under special wines.
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