In November alone, 80,000 gluhwein
mugs were sold, a third up on the year before - as footfall in the city centre shot up over the festive season.
New Street becomes bedlam and all that money spent on gluhwein
and cheap tat goes back to Germany.
GLASGOW CHRISTMAS MARKETS November 9-December 22 This year, the markets will return to George Square and St Enoch Square offering a wide selection of festive gifts and delicious street food as well as gluhwein
from the Gluhwein
House, operated by Markus Kochems from the Mosel valley and continental beers from the Bavarian bars.
The apres-ski themed bar will be decorated in traditional style and will serve winter warming drinks and mouth-watering food such as gluhwein
, a festive grill swing and dishes from Cheshire Cheese and Wine Company.
The pub will be serving up German wines, gin and, of course, warming Gluhwein
Roasting chestnuts on an open fire, sipping gluhwein
by a twinkling fjord, cold noses, warm cuddles, quiet sighs.
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, tinsel and currywurst, what more could you want?
And, as usual, the gluhwein
, lager and hot chocolate will flow.
Stalls run by German traders providing gifts including handcrafted toys, jewellery, Christmas cards, speciality foods and traditional German delights such as gluhwein
, bratwurst sausage, goulash, soups, schnitzels, stollen, gingerbread and candied fruits.
REALITY Wrap up warm and pour yourself some gluhwein
- the daredevil winter sports competition is back
The evening included a variety of Christmas treats served along with the warming Gluhwein
, a traditional mulled Christmas drink, specially prepared to mark this festive season.
Because most of Germany's food options - from dubious gluhwein
to frankfurters the length of my leg - are over here at OUR Christmas events.