Red Wine Vinegar Reduction


This sweet and tangy red wine vinegar reduction recipe makes a fantastic marinade for any meat. It's also a nice sauce to use on vegetables or fruit.

Red Wine Vinegar Reduction
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 cup


  • 1 cup red wine vinegar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 medium lemon, zested

  • 4 whole cloves


  1. Combine vinegar, sugar, cinnamon sticks, lemon juice, and cloves in a saucepan; bring mixture to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce the heat to low; simmer until sauce reduces slightly and is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 10 minutes.


Add cayenne pepper for a spicy flavor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

37 Calories
9g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 37
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 37mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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