With a rich history in European countries, the drink has been enjoyed since medieval times, and has found renewed popularity in Christmas markets in countries like Germany, Belgium and the UK.
Often described as "Christmas in a Glass", there are no shortage of bars in the capital with their own versions of this sugar and spice merrymaker.
(East Princes St Gardens)
Lets face it, there's only one place that's ever going to be at the top of this list for Christmas drinks and that has to be the European Market in Princes St Gardens.
Home to a multitude of stalls selling delicious crepes, bratwurst and of course Glühwein it's the place to go for this festive tipple.
(29-31 William St N E Ln, Edinburgh EH3 7NF)
Voyage of Buck's award-winning mixologists have created offering a special edition ‘Buck’s Mulled Wine’ cocktail for £4.50, the perfect way to toast the start of the festive season.
(19 Cockburn St, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP)
With a floor to ceiling selection of wines, it's no surprise that this excellent little wine bar does a mean mulled wine.
And did we mention that they also have an amazing selection of cheeses? Could be the perfect after work combo.
(Running Friday 1st December until Saturday 6th January, at the 4 unused arches on East Market Street)
The Pitt and Paradise Palms have teamed up to launch this exciting Christmas themed pop up, creating a cosy winter retreat complete with a fire for toasting marshmallows, street food, Christmas trees and of course plenty of mulled wine.
(32 Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3HT)
As the purveyours of some of the capital's finest drinks, Badger & Co are another of the first names on the list when it comes to mulled wine.
With a dazzling line up of festive drinks including boozy hot chocolate and a cocktail called Santa's Little Helper - made with gingerbread infused vodka - you're sure to have something to enjoy after you've had your fill of sugar and spice.