Mulled wine in an instant pot. Recipe calls to pressure cook apple juice with the spices then add wine at the end. Can we just pressure cook wine?

We have no apple juice. We just want to pressure cook the wine.

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creamtea November 28, 2019
Sorry to disagree with Eric! Although wine has a lower alcohol level than other sorts of liquor, so is possibly safer, for safety it's best not to pressure cook alcohol. The manufacturer warns against it (it is flammable and the electronics are not adequately sealed; here's an explanation https://www.hippressurecooking.com/?s=alcohol+in+instant+pot.
 
creamtea November 28, 2019
https://www.hippressurecooking.com/?s=alcohol+in+instant+pot
 
Eric K. November 28, 2019
Oh fascinating. Thank you for that! Had no idea.
 
Stephanie B. November 28, 2019
I could have sworn I've seen mulled wine in a pressure cooker before, but now that I think about it, it was a slow cooker which sounds safer 😯
 
Stephanie B. November 28, 2019
What Eric said. You'll probably have to add something to sweeten it, and you may have to add water if it tastes too strong. I usually opt for honey, goes nicely with mulling spices.
 
Eric K. November 28, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving, friend. :)
 
Stephanie B. November 28, 2019
Thank you Eric, you too! Hope you guys get some time to enjoy the holiday while staffing the hotline.
 
Eric K. November 28, 2019
Hi! Yes, you can just pressure-cook the wine; the alcohol won't evaporate as long as the lid is sealed. The only thing is, the apple juice, I imagine, is supposed to add sweetness, so you may want to sprinkle in some sugar or honey. Happy Thanksgiving!
 
creamtea November 28, 2019
Sorry to disagree, for safety issues please see my comment above and the link which mostly pertains to higher alcohol levels. it may be a good idea to dilute the wine with something.
 
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