Historically in Tudor England, hippocras was wine flavored with various spices. Today, spiced wine is typically associated with the holiday season.
One recipe is from 1591 in A Booke of Cookrye. The other recipe is from 1596 in Thomas Dawson's The Good Huswifes Jewell.
** These two recipes were made non-alcoholic with white grape juice, so that children can follow along in creating this tasty drink!