This is our take on the Smoking Bishop, featured at the end of a Christmas Carol, when Ebenezer Scrooge invites Bob Cratchit to have a drink with him by the fire.
25ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin
1 bay leaf
3 wheels fresh orange
Gently heat claret, water, herbs and orange in a sauce pan
Leave it to simmer for 5 minutes then pour into a mug or thick glass
Add the gin and Cointreau
Garnish with an orange wheel