Best season to travel to Norway

Gløgg

Not a single Norwegian Christmas party can do without warm spicy Gløgg, a local version of mulled wine

Gløgg in Norway - Best Time
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© Kjell Holmberg

Norwegians have never been used to wasting things. Gløgg appeared from the spoilt wine which was made drinkable again by adding spices and honey. Today Gløgg is cooked with normal red wine flavored with cloves, cinnamon, and served with a portion of raisins and almonds.

Gløgg in Norway - Best Season

It is a must-have drink at every julebord or Norwegian Christmas party. It is considered a common accompaniment to Christmas rice pudding. For kids there is a special alcohol-free version of Gløgg made of syrup. Norwegians typically feast on Gløgg between November and early January.